Thomas Everett Radcliffe, 72, of Sullivan, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at the Laurels of New London. He was born on May 4, 1948 in New London, Ohio to Ralph “Shorty” and Frances (Foster) Radcliffe. Tom has lived in the New London and Sullivan area his entire life.
Tom proudly served in the Army, spending time in Vietnam during 1969-1970. He served with the Norwalk National Guard Unit 945th Engineer Company and later transferred to the 1486th Transportation Company in Ashland. He was a member of the American Legion Post 8, in Wellington. Tom worked at Cleveland Steel Company/Rockwell in Wellington until they left the area. He then became a truck driver. Following retirement he transported the Amish when asked, mowed lawns and enjoyed having coffee with friends. Tom enjoyed coon hunting and camping.
Tom is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Roberta (Hahn) whom he married September 4, 1970; his son, Scott Radcliffe of Milton, FL; daughters, Tracy Radcliffe of Plymouth, OH and Kylene (Nathan) Lundell of Sullivan, OH; grandchildren, Bruce, Tim, Angel, Jeffrey, Lindsey and Wyatt; great grandchildren, Zac, Bella, Jamie, Harper, T.J. and Asiaunna; sisters, Irene Williams of West Clarksfield, OH and Evelyn (Roger) Coy of Willard, OH.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph “Shorty” and Frances Radcliffe.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 12 – 2 p.m. at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main Street, New London, OH. His funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Nathan Wells officiating. Burial will follow at the Ashland County Memorial Park. Guest attending are asked to wear a mask and practice all social distancing guidelines. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Sullivan Fire Department, 500 US Hwy 224, Sullivan, OH 44880. Online condolences may be shared at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.
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Sullivan Fire Department
500 US Hwy 224, Sullivan OH 44880