Richard “Skeeter” L. Halbin, 78, of Bluford, Illinois, passed away at 4:56 A.M., Sunday, January 10, 2016 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Saint Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois, with The Very Reverend Father John Iffert officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Members of the American Legion Post #141 will conduct a Flag Presentation at the cemetery. Friends of the Richard “Skeeter” L. Halbin Family may call from 5 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, Janaury 13, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.