William E "Bill" Ralph
William “Bill” Edward Ralph, 63, of Springfield passed away at 6:50 am, Sunday, October 16, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born July 17, 1953 in Springfield to Herbert “Bill” William and Dorothy Louise (Baumgardt) Ralph.
He is survived by his two daughters, Amanda (Joe) Heigert of Sherman and Amy (Matt) Moore of Loami; companion, Barb Banning of Springfield; four grandchildren, Tyler, Kiersten, Alyssa, and Tiffany; one sister, Kathy (Dave) Richards of Palatine; one nephew, Brian (Meg) Richards of Grand Rapids, MI; one niece, Denise (Paul) Loiterstein of Palatine; two aunts, Rosanne (John) Kovski of Springfield and Caroline (Gary) Brown of Bellevue, WA; four grandnephews, Benjamin, Jonathan, Edward, and Harry; two grandnieces, Leona and Franny; three children of companion Barb, Judy (Dave) Buckner of Gurnee, Ellen (Steve) Quade of St. Louis, MO, and Jay (Kendra) Banning of Springfield; and five grandchildren of companion Barb, Carson, Mia, Phoebe, Paxton, and Hailey.
William retired in 2015 from State of Illinois Comptroller’s office where he worked as a computer operator.
Visitation: 9-11 am, Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Thomas Christell officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.