Ronnie Reiher

Obituary of Ronnie Joe Reiher

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Ronnie Joe Reiher, 72 of Carlinville, IL passed away peacefully Friday evening, March 24, 2023, at Heritage Health Care surrounded by family and friends. Ronnie was born January 8, 1951, in Litchfield, IL, a son of Harold and Wanda Caudle Reiher. Ronnie Joe graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 1969 and served in the Army National Guard in Springfield, IL from 1969 to 1977. He began his police career as a part-time police officer at the Carlinville Police Department in March of 1975 and moved to a full time position in December of 1977. He married Cindy Vance on November 11, 1977, and they later divorced. Ronnie Joe served as Chief of Police from September 1988 to May 1997. Throughout his tenure at CPD, he always managed to keep his law enforcement brothers entertained. Ronnie was able to make anyone laugh and never knew a stranger. After his stint as Chief of Police, he continued to serve on the Carlinville Police Department until his retirement on May 3, 2011. Throughout his adult life, Ronnie Joe always looked forward to the spring and harvest seasons where he spent quality time with his best friend, Denny Joe Bouillon, while farming. In summers, he loved cook the famous fish sandwiches at the county fair along side his son. Ronnie was preceded in death by his father, Harold Reiher, mother, Wanda Reiher Stevens, sister, Vicki Foiles, brother-in-law, Tom Rosenthal, and nephew, Jared Wofford. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Cross Church, Carlinville, IL. Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at the church. Burial will follow in Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, Carlinville, IL. Serving as pallbearers; Derek Graham, Kevin Naugle, Steve Stone, Gary Foster, Shawn Kahl, Dale Reels, Chad Hughes and honorary, Denny Joe Bouillon. Ronnie is survived by his son, Quinn (Bobbie Ann) Reiher of Carlinville, IL, daughter, Danley Reiher of Carlinville, IL, daughter, Carmen (Aaron) Coe of Carlinville, grandchildren, Bryson and Mila Coe, sister, Jana Wofford of Carlinville, IL, brother-in-law, Nathan Foiles of Raymond, IL, life-long friend, Denny Joe (Patty) Bouillon of Carlinville, IL and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Macoupin County Animal Shelter in Carlinville, IL. Please visit to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home Carlinville in charge of arrangements.
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Visitation 1

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Cross Church
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Service Information

10:00 am
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Cross Church
West Main Street
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery
Rt. 4 South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
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