Obituaries » WILLIAM C. RICHARDSON
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William C. “Bill” Richardson was 82 when he passed away September 2, 2015 with his family at his side. Bill is survived by his wife of 45 years and best friend Joyce (Larson), children William Jr., Linda, Andrew, Rebecca, and Kimberly and many grandchildren who called him “papa”. Bill loved to travel. He loved Nova Scotia, cruising, and going “Over the Bridge” to Maine. Bill is a member of the First Congregational Church of Auburn where he once served on committees and belonged to their bowling team. He is a member of the American Legion Tuttle Post of Auburn. He was born in Millville, and graduated from Grafton High School in 1952. Bill was drafted by the Army before he could accept a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. He worked for 40 years at Polselli & Sons in Grafton before retiring in 1993 after a trucking accident. You could find Bill tending his yard, painting items to beautify his garden, listening to a Red Sox game, or watching “Walker Texas Ranger”. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Bill’s parents Mary Evelyn (Scobie) and Marcus, brother Howie and sister Sandra predeceased him. All are invited to gather with Bill’s family and friends Tuesday September 8th from 5-8pm at Roney Funeral Home 152 Worcester St. N. Grafton, MA 01536. A funeral service will be held Wednesday September 9th at 10am at The First Congregational Church of Auburn 128 Central St. Auburn, MA 01501 followed by burial with military honors at Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton.