William J. “Robin Hood” Brazzell, 70, of Medina NY, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Buffalo General Hospital after a long illness.
Born on August 18, 1948 in Medina NY, he was the son of the late Donald and Connie (Kowalik) Brazzell.
Bill graduated from Medina High School in 1967 and after graduation he joined the National Guard during Vietnam Era. After his service, Bill was employed with Specialty Grinding of Middleport, NY for 28 years. On July 11, 1970 he married the late Kathleen Santillo and together they raised two sons. Later on, Bill was employed with Amada Tool of Batavia NY, until his retirement in 2010. Bill continued working by driving cars for the ADESA Car Auctions of Akron NY. Bill was an avid fisherman, hunter and trap shooter and was a member of the Medina Conservation Club, Barre Sportsman Club and Cabin Range of Newfane. Also, Bill was a former NYS Bow Hunter Instructor, having taught many local hunters.
Bill is survived by two sons, William D. (Justina) Brazzell of Medina, NY, James (Lindsay) Brazzell of Barker, NY, grandchildren, Kati (Jimmie) Foley, Austin (Kaydi) Brazzell, Zach Brazzell, Brianna Green, Brittney Ohol and Lexi Brazzell, two great-grandsons, Jacob and Jaxon, two sisters, Kathy Kickbusch and Maureen (Earl) Ruhlman , all of Medina, NY. Also survived are a niece and two nephews.
Besides his parents, Bill is predeceased by his beloved wife, Kathleen and brother-in-law Perry Kickbusch.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 3th, 2019 at Holy Trinity Parish, St. Mary’s Church with the Rev. Daniel J. Fawls celebrating. Burial will be in the Boxwood Cemetery with Full Military Honors.
Memorials may be made in Bill’s name to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103.
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