Richard “Hound Dog” Clarence Rackliff Sr.

Dresden-Richard C. Rackliff, 80, died after a long illness on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Maine General Medical Center, Augusta.

He was born in Rockland on August 12, 1930 the son of Clarence and Lucy Rackliff.

Dick was a 40 year employee of Bath Iron Works, retiring in 1990. Dick was a longtime member of the Gardiner and Augusta Eagles Club.

He enjoyed playing pool, selling cars, van trips, and particularly spending time with his family and friends.

Dick was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Marjorie Rackliff of Dresden, daughters Bonnie Delano and her husband Dana of Dresden, Louann Pontau and her husband Robert of Wiscasset, Sonia Pearson and her husband Timothy of Wiscasset, son Richard Rackliff Jr., and his wife Katie of Wiscasset, sister Joan McCormick and her husband Tom of Florida, 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren with one more on the way.

A memorial service will take place on Thursday, May 19th at 1pm at Kincer Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Dresden.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.