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William Warrell England, III, Age: 87
Apr 17, 1934 - Jun 06, 2021

William Warrell England III, 87, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on June 6, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. Bill was born on April 17, 1934 in Wheeling, West Virginia. He and his brothers Larry and Terry England were raised his mother Virginia England and his Aunt Hazel.

He married JoAnne (Nolle) England on July 23, 1960 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and were wed for 60 years. He was a member of St. Andrew’s the Apostle Catholic Church in Gladstone, Missouri. 

He began working at the age of eight as a paper delivery boy and repaired electronics as a teenager. As a U.S. Navy veteran he served as the head radio operator on the USS Saratoga during the Mediterranean Crisis. After discharging from the Navy he began his thirty-three and a half year career with General Electric, where he and his family moved around the country following his work. Upon retirement from General Electric he returned to repairing electronics at S&W TV shop. Throughout his life, he enjoyed and practiced Ham radio operation, teaching, and repair. 

Bill is survived by his wife JoAnne England, his children Judy (Jim) Stevens, Jackie (Ray) Ball, Bill (Josephine) England, Russell (Leslie) England, Rachel Darling, and Jennifer (Kevin) England-Shepherd, nineteen grandchildren, and thirty-one great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his daughter Jannie England, and his grandchildren LCPL Timothy Bell and Abbie Bell.  

A mass will be held at St. Andrew’s the Apostle Catholic Church.

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St. Andrew The Apostle Catholic Church
6415 NE Antioch Road
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Date of Service:
Jun 18 ,2021
Time of Service:
11:00 am
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Forsman Rosie Jun 09 ,2021

Friend ,Georgetown ,Texas

Joanne I’m so sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers. Rosie

Jim Jun 11 ,2021

Friend ,Independence ,Missouri

I will miss you my friend. Peace and love to the family.

Roseanne Schroeger Jun 11 ,2021

Friend ,Kansas City ,Kansas

To Joanne and Family, I was so saddened to learn of Bill's passing. You and your family are in my prayers at this sad time. May you all find comfort in your many good memories of Bill.

Vivian Bell Jun 11 ,2021

Family friend ,Bradenton ,Florida

Bill was a sweet, loving man. I admired him greatly and I loved him like family. He is greatly loved and missed by all who knew him.

Beth Strein Jun 11 ,2021

Alyssa Steven's mother ,Kansas City ,Missouri

So sorry for your loss. Alyssa thought the world of you all. Again, so sorry.

Jennifer K McClung Jun 14 ,2021

Friend ,LIBERTY ,Missouri

I loved watching your dad beam with pride at all his kids and grandkids during Christmas get together. I'm praying for you all.