Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
WOOSTER – William Lee “Bill” Raby, 76, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at The Avenue of Wooster.
Bill was born August 10, 1943 in Wooster, the son of Paul C. and Lela Rickabaugh Raby. He married Twyla Sweigert on May 9, 1964. She survives.
He retired from Borg Warner/Rexroth after 43 years of employment. He formerly attended the Blachleyville Church of Christ. Bill loved farming (sheep) and bowling and was a former member of the Elks Lodge.
He proudly served his country with the US Army from 1966-1968.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Twyla, is a daughter, Rachelle (Patrick) Provence of Wooster; grandchildren Ashley Provence and Michael Provence, Jr.; siblings Fred (Gloria) Raby of Ann Arbor, Dorothy “Dotti” Udell of Wooster and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 5-7:00 p.m. at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Noon at the funeral home. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Seville.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the 555th Honors Detachment, 14834 Jordan Rd., Creston, OH 44217.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
555th Honors Detachment, 14834 Jordan Rd., Creston, OH 44217
Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 5-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral service on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Noon