Clifford W. Weldon

Clifford W. Weldon, 85, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Tuesday, October 13, 1925, in Covington, KY, died Sunday, August 28, 2011 at Parkway Gardens Assisted Living in Fairview Heights, IL.

Mr. Weldon was a retired pharmacist for Memorial Hospital and previous owner of Weldon Prescription Shop. He was a life member of Westview Baptist Church in Swansea, IL, former Deacon of the church and served on the building committee. He was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and a past president of the American Pharmaceutical Board. Clifford also participated in the experimental trial for Parkinson Research at Barnes Jewish Hospital.  He was a U.S. Army Aircorp WWII and Korean War Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • First Wife: Eva K. Weldon
  • Parents: Courtland and Florabel nee Burton Weldon 
  • Son: Kelly W. Weldon 
  • Brothers
    • John Weldon 
    • Courtland Weldon Jr.

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Luawane Weldon of Fairview Heights, IL
  • Daughter: Cynthia (Steve) Lasley of Gainesville, FL 
  • Step Daughters
    • Karen Palmer of O Fallon, IL
    • Sherry Mahaney of Caseyville, IL
    • Debra (David) Shapiro of San Francisco, CA 
  • Brother: Kirt (Verla) Weldon of OH 
  • Sisters
    • Martha Maddox of OH
    • Betty Jo Hadley of OH
  • 8 Grandchildren
  • 4 Great Grandchildren
  • Numerous Nieces, Nephews and many friends

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Westview Baptist Church

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, September 1, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Greg Sutter officiating  Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Condolences left for Clifford W. Weldon:

    My deepest sympathy to Luawane & family. Rest in peace with Jesus Cliff; you were a real warrior for Christ,a kind & compassionate man,who will be missed by all who knew him

    Mrs. Phyllis Jean Biehl Belleville IL 62226-6710

    Cliff Weldon was a good neighbor and a good pharmacist. Our condolences to his family.

    Bill Hausmann and Jean (Hausmann) Poskin Belleville IL 62223

    Cliff was one of the BEST pharmacists with whom I have ever worked. I remember him as a man of faith, integrity, and incredible kindness. My sincere sympathy and prayers to his family.

    Barbara Veto Bellleville IL 62221

    Sorry to hear about Mr. Weldon.

    Laurie Hausmann Overland MO 63114

    Luawane & family,

    I am so sorry to hear about Cliff. I have so many wonderful childhood memories of him. He will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy to your family.

    Love always,

    Catie Burke McGilvray Arlington TX 76018

    Dear Luawane and family,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Cliff was such a special person who led an exemplary life. We feel especially blessed to have had the opportunity to visit with him in July. We have many fond memories of our times together and will always remember his great smile, infectious laugh, and loving heart.

    Cindy, Jack, and Jordan

    Cindy, Jack, and Jordan Chadsey Coral Gables Florida 33134