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“Rich is my brother. I have always admired his ability to build or repair almost anything. We seemed to pick up and continue from where we were...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Walt Hadcock - Mequon, WI

“I met Dick when he moved to Sterling from Kewanee. We became good friends through our YMCA involvement. May he Rest In Peace. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Barry Mikels - Rockford, IL

“Was married to his daughter Julie. he helped me build and fly my 1st rc airplane , he will be missed ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: kenneth ohnen - prophetstown, IL

“Barb, we're so sorry Dick had to leave this world, but Ang & Ty had told us of the terrible pain he endured. That's over now, for him. The pain of...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Rowan & Lynne Butts - Rock Falls, IL

Richard W. Hadcock
Richard W. Hadcock, age 73, of Walnut, died Saturday, August 22, 2020 at his home.
Richard was born November 18, 1946 in Fort Wayne, Ind. the son of James and Mae (Cooley) Hadcock. He served in the US Army and later farmed in the area for many years. Richard married Barb Metcalf on August 20, 1987 in Morrison.
He is survived by his wife, Barb Hadcock of Walnut; three daughters, Julie (Dereck) Burge of Rock Falls, Mindi (Scott) Perkins of Galva and Angie Conway of San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Candace (Larry) Hill of Pickens, S.C.; one brother, Walt (Myla) Hadcock of Mequon, Wis.; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his mother and father-in-law, William and June Metcalf.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 9:00 – 10:00 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be Thursday at 10:00 AM at the funeral home with Reverend Eldon Cook of the Walnut Community Bible Church officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.
Due to COVID-19 guidelines, a maximum of 50 people will be allowed inside the funeral home at one time and masks are required when entering the building.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
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