Richard L. Halcomb

Richard L. Halcomb, 71, of Millstadt, IL, born Wednesday, September 28, 1938, in East St Louis, IL, died Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at Swansea Rehabilitation and Care Center in Swansea, IL.

Mr. Halcomb was a retired laborer for Anheuser Busch for 38 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, IL, East Lodge #504 AF& AM, Ainad Shrine and Moose Lodge #2608 in O'Fallon, IL.

He is preceded in death by:

  • First Wife: Sharon Halcomb
  • Parents: Hulin S. and Martha Lou nee Campbell Halcomb
He is survived by:
  • Wife: Elizabeth nee Todd Halcomb
  • Son: David (Melanie) Halcomb of Swansea, IL
  • Daughter: Barbara (Mark) Korte of Swansea, IL
  • Brothers
    • H. William (Joyce) Halcomb of Highland, IL
    • James "Larry" Halcomb of Swansea, IL
  • Step-Children
    • Lawrence (Debbie) Bell of Millstadt, IL
    • Arnold (Susan) Bell of Cape Girardeau, MO
    • Steve (Cindy) Bell of Shipman, IL
    • Joy (Phil) Clutts of Granite City, IL
    • Wanda (Mike) Turner of Granite City, IL
    • David (Marlene) Bell of Collinsville, IL
  • 6 Grandchildren
  • 20 Step Grandchildren
  • 18 Step Great Grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children or Donors Choice.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Friday, December 4, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois. There will be a Masonic Service at 7:30pm Friday at the funeral home.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, December 5, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bryan Webb officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.