Richard C. Rackl, Sr. (90), born July 3, 1929, passed into glory on January 2, 2020 in his home in Leesburg, Florida surrounded by family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Roberta D. (née Hayes) and his 5 children, Robert (Patricia); Calvin (Liz); Douglas; Richard C., Jr.; and Diane (Justo) Feijoo. He has one surviving sister, Bernadine Ginter. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother Leo and sisters Mary Ann, Esther and Dorothy.
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Dick was a talented home builder and Union Carpenter in his hometown of Buffalo, New York prior to retiring to Florida. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed playing his guitar and singing for groups and friends.
A memorial celebration of his life will be held at the Community Hall of the Ridgecrest Resort on US-27 in Leesburg, Florida on Friday, January 10th at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Cornerstone Hospice Foundation at 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778.