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William E Radzimanowski

January 31, 1937 — February 19, 2022

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grand father, passed away on February 19, 2022 surrounded by his wife and close friends, he had just celebrated his 85th birthday. Bill was born and raised in Taylorville Illinois, he born on January 31st 1937 to parents Paul and Catherine Radzimanowski. Bill was president of his senior Class of 1956. He married Barbara Wilson in 1956. Bill worked at Caterpillar for 35 years, he was Vice President of the union. Bill was active in the community, he served on the board of education for 14 years. He coached Little League, Biddy Basketball, and church league basketball. He took his Little League baseball team to the State Championship. Bill taught religion classes at St Mary’s. He loved to fish, take walks with his wife Barbara, and travel. Bill was quite the handyman with his shopsmith, he made cabinets, and Christmas decorations for “Christmas in the Park”. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Fritz, sister Lily, brother-in-law Chester Bassana, and nephew Terry Young.

He is survived by the love of his life Barbara, their children Bill, (Sandi) of Tennessee, and daughter Kathy of Georgia; grandchildren, John Radzimanowski, (Carly), Morgan Hemphill (Chad), Julian Karlin, and his great grandchildren, Joel, Rowan, and Kian Radzimanowski (John), Elliott (Morgan).

Services will be held at a later date.

The family asks for any donations to go to St. Judeís Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, Tenn., 38105 or Christian County Animal Shelter,300 S. Baughman Rd, Taylorville, IL 62568 in memory of Bill Radzimamowski.

Sutton Memorial Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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