The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbors

by Jessica Boyle, Quill Staff


Meet your neighbors, Rich and Becky Wilhite.

Becky has lived in La Harpe all her life. She graduated from La Harpe High School in 1976 and Western Illinois University with a major in Elementary Education.

Rich was raised in Carthage, graduating in 1974.

Becky taught sixth grade at Carthage for four years before going home to raise her family. Now she does a lot of substitute teaching in the Hancock, Henderson, and McDonough County area.

Rich is the Production Leader at Pioneer Hybrid in Good Hope where he has been for 25 years.

Some of Rich's hobbies include dirt biking and golfing sometimes. Becky enjoys taking care of her flowers, walking, and bicycle riding. They also enjoy attending their kid's activities.

The Wilhite's have traveled to many interesting places.

They have been to Myrtle Beach, Disney World, and many other exciting locations.

Their favorite vacation was going to Lake Placid where people were training for the Olympics.

They both enjoy the small town life of La Harpe and having family nearby.