Donald Radcliff, a 75 year old Galt resident, passed away at 11:20 p.m., Wednesday, March 15,2023 at his residence where he was under hospice care.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 21,2023 at Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton. A visitation will be from 6:00 until 7:00 Monday evening at the mortuary. Memorial donations are suggested to the Green Hills Animal Shelter and may be left with or mailed to the mortuary.
Donald Wayne Radcliff was born August 5, 1947 in Danvers, IL to Walter “Barney” and Lois Irene Grunert Radcliff. He attended Danvers Elementary School until moving to Galt, MO in 1961, where he graduated from Galt High School. After School, Donald worked at Trenton Foods until being drafted into the United States Army in 1967. He served a tour in Vietnam before returning to Galt. He then returned to work at Trenton Foods for a short time before becoming a farmer. In 1976 Donald began working for the Missouri State Transportation Department road crew. He retired in 2002. He was united in marriage to Alice Marie Tolson. She preceded him in death February 21, 1980. He remarried to Jenette Ruth Batson in 1986. After divorcing in 1994 he married Beverly Jane Stotts. She preceded him in death January 5, 2014. In his spare time Donald loves working on model trains, old John Deer tractors and building electrical components. He had been a member of the Boy Scout’s, F.F.A. and Elk’s Lodge 801 in Trenton.
Surviving relatives include his sons Randy Radcliff and wife Jenn of Galt, Rusty Radcliff of Galt, step children Jack Stotts and wife Joy of Melbourne, and Jennie Hutchinson and husband Bob of Trenton, brother Paul Radcliff and wife Linda of Williamsburg, VA, grandchildren Hunter McKay and husband Wyatt, Clayton, Mason, and Carson Radcliff, great grandchild Nova Naomi McKay, several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren, five nieces, and a sister-in-law Donna Luff.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife’s.
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