BENTON — Richard Douglas Logsdon, 81, of Benton, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at Oakview Nursing & Rehab Center in Calvert City. Born Wednesday, July 31, 1940, in East St. Louis, Illinois, he was the son of the late Richard Derrill Logsdon and the late Eileen Elizabeth (Morton) Logsdon.

He was a retired guidance counselor at Cahokia High School in Cahokia, Illinois.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rose Marie (Mercurio) Logsdon; daughter, Julia Eileen Travous husband Jason of Belleville, Illinois; grandchild, Drayven Eugene Barker of Belleville, Illinois; and nephew, Timothy Hughes of Illinois.

Funeral Mass was held Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Aurora.

Interment followed in St. Henry’s Cemetery, Aurora.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the St. Henry Building Fund.

Collier Funeral Home and Cremation Services are handling all arrangements.