Henry “Rico” J. Nebuloni
June 28, 1920 – February 5, 2019
Rico attended St. James the Greater grade school & CBC high school where he was an award-winning athlete claiming a state championship for the class of 1940. He attended St. Mary’s College prior to enlisting into the Air Force during WW2. Rico was also a skilled private pilot. In 1948, he met & married Kelly, the love of his life. They were married 56 years & is survived by 4 children; Maria (Keith), Georgia, Franceene (Robin), Tina (Keith), 6 grandchildren; Matthew, Anna, Lisa, Eric, Brian, Chaelee, 2 step grandchildren; Alaina, Justine, 3 great grandchildren, 2 step great grandchildren, nieces & nephews. Rico was an accomplished chef who owned several successful restaurants in the St. Louis area. He was a lifetime member of the Elks, Lions & Boys & Girls Clubs.
Always sporting a smile on his face & extending a helping hand for all, Rico will be greatly missed. His greatest accomplishment was his love for his family, friends (old & new) & his love of life. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Creve Coeur Lion’s Club or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. A special thank you to the caring staff and residents at The Landing of O’Fallon.
Services: Funeral Mass to be held at Our Lady of the Pillar Catholic Church, 401 S. Lindbergh Blvd, Tuesday February 12, at 10:30 a.m. followed by burial at Resurrection Cemetery.