Rodger A. Radcliff Sr., 69, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Christian Northeast Hospital with his family by his side.
He was born Aug. 17, 1945, in Alton, the son of Allen and Lavonne (Jones) Radcliff. He married Darlene Hamby on Feb. 2, 1967, in Alton, and she survives.
Rodger was an Army veteran who graduated from University of Illinois. He had worked for the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department as a Deputy Sheriff. Rodger retired from Wood River Hospital, where he had been Chief of Security for over 15 years. He liked guns, antiquing and was a collector of “scary” memorabilia. Rodger’s greatest love was spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, Darlene, he is survived by four children and their spouses, Rodger and Connie Radcliff Jr. of Alton, Elizabeth Radcliff and Chad Gould of Elsah, Lisa and Tim Baalman of Hardin, and Britt and Julie Radcliff of Godfrey; one sister; seven brothers; seven grandchildren, Jessica Radcliff, Rodger Radcliff III, Gus, Sam, and Olivia Baalman, Claire Gould and Maya Radcliff; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.