RONALD D. DILLEY, 71 ROSCOE - Ronald D. Dilley, 71, of Roscoe died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at home. Born Sept. 13, 1941, in Yankton, S.D., son of Dwight and Sally (Metcalfe) Dilley. Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving for 23 years. Married Helen Paxton on Aug. 10, 1984, in Las Vegas, Nev. Employed as a mail carrier for 41 years. Member of Evans United Methodist Church. Survivors include wife, Helen; daughters, Sandy Hobson, Jenine (Harry) Rogers and Rachel Thompson; grandchildren, Chad, Brittney, Cody, Sarah, Shane, Abby, Heather, Zach, Jordan and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Avery and Jayce; sisters, Pam (Joe) Dobson and Cynthia (Tim) Peak; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; son, Steven; and sister, Jackie. Service at 11 a.m. Monday, June 24, at Evans United Methodist Church, 7605 N. 2nd St., Machesney Park. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Delehanty Funeral Home Ltd., 401 River Lane, Loves Park, and from 10 a.m. to service time Monday at church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established. Visit delehantyfh .com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from June 22 to June 23, 2013