Richard A. Radley (73) of Effingham


Published on June 29 2012 12:10 pm

Richard A. Radley, 73, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 2:50 a.m. Thursday, June 28,
2012 at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL.

Private family graveside services will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham is in charge of arrangements.  Memorials may be made to donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at

Richard was born on April 15, 1939 in Effingham, the son of Delbert and Roseanna (Walker) Radley. He married Martha Fender and she preceded him in death on January 6, 2005. He married Edna Swofford, and she survives.

Richard had worked for C&L Auto Sales and Shouse’s Motor Sales in Effingham.

Richard is survived by his wife, Edna Radley of Effingham; mother, Roseanna McKnelly of Effingham; daughters, Rose Mary Dalton of Windsor and Norma Jean Parkhurst of Funkhouser; brother, Leroy (Della) McKnelly of Springfield; sister, Pat Barrazza of Littleton, Co; and grandchildren, Robert (Amber) Parkhurst of Sturgis, MI, Brandon Parkhurst of St. Elmo, and Amanda Clevinger of Atlanta, GA.

He was preceded in death by his father, Delbert Radley; and first wife, Martha Radley.