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1/15/2018 11:29:00 AM
Ronald R. Bottoms
January 18, 1940 - January 10, 2018
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Ronald R. Bottoms, 77, of Taylorville, IL passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in his home.

Ronald was born on January 18, 1940 in Summers, Ind., the son of John and Elzenia (Williams) Bottoms. He retired from Bulpitt Furniture Store and also delivered papers for the Breeze Courier. Ronald enjoyed refinishing furniture, mowing, fishing and spending time with his family.

Ronald is survived by his children: Frances Enlow of Taylorville, Ill., Patty (David) Mars of Shelbyville, Ill., George (Stephanie) Bottoms of Springfield, Ill. and Elzenia Neville of Taylorville, Ill.; ten grandchildren: Lisa Stolte, Cassey (Julius) Baughman, Wade Bottoms, Kim (Erik) McClain, David Mars Jr., Amanda (Darrel) Coghlan, Jenny Neville, Bree Bottoms, Skylar Snapp and Makalia Snapp; thirteen great-grandchildren; brother: Paul “Lee” Bottoms of Kentucky; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: James Bottoms, George Bottoms and Mary Ginger.

Ronald’s wishes for cremation are being arranged by Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, Blue Mound. The family is hosting a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Taylorville, Ill. Ronald’s final resting place will be in the family plot at Bethel Baptist Cemetery in Sharpsburg, Ill.

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