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“Radar and I grew up as neighbors, I lived across the street from him. We spent a life time of growing up together. Couldn't have asked for a...Read More »
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“Radar was a unique and memorable individual. RIP to a nice guy. Our sympathy to his family as I am sure he will be sorely missed. ”
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“I spent my young years, during the summer, in the Charlwood family home. Ray Don was much younger than I. His mother Lily and my mother were sisters....Read More »
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“I was sad to see the funeral notice of Ray Don as we called him. Ray's mother and my father, Philip Charlwood, were sister and brother. Ray also...Read More »
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Raymond "Radar" D. Sconce, 70 of Marissa, IL; born December 15, 1944 in Marissa, IL; passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.

Ray retired as a truck driver from Gilster Mary-Lee Corporation. He loved music of all kinds and greatly enjoyed traveling. Ray never knew a stranger and would talk to anyone.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Raymond E. and Lily, nee Charwood, Sconce.

He is survived by his significant other – Betty, nee Little, Perrine. Her children – DeAnn (Harry) Doolittle of Belleville, IL; Jayme (Lyle) Jones of Marissa, IL; Jim (Lindsay) Perrine of Marissa, IL; Michael Perrine of Marissa, IL. And her seven grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Southern Illinois and Sparta Community Hospital for their excellent care.

Memorials may be made to the Marissa Fire Department.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Funeral: A memorial service and time of fellowship will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7:00pm

Interment: Private burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.