September 14, 2018 at 2:30pm

Memorial for  Ralph D. “R.D.” Cundiff ’58

DECATUR — Ralph D. "R.D." Cundiff, 85, of Decatur passed away Thursday (Sept. 6, 2018) at Fair Havens Christian Village, Decatur. 

R.D. was born March 11, 1933, in Arthur, the son of Frank and Laura (Bryson) Cundiff. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and for 32 years in the Naval Reserves. R.D. graduated from Millikin University and retired from the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Surviving are his brother, Cody Cundiff; a sister, Leta Jerrell; special friend and companion, Alta Shivers; and good friend, Mike Kuzola.

R.D. was preceded in death by his parents and two stepmothers.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at the Dawson and Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Dawson and Wikoff Funeral Home, 515 W. Wood St., Decatur. View the online obituary, send condolences and share memories at

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