Richard “Ricky” A. Twardoski, age 68, of Okawville, IL, died on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at the VA Medical Center in Marion IL.
Rick was a beloved father. He was also an Air Force veteran and became a Coast Guard Auxiliary member later in life. He worked in the Automotive Industry for 30+ years. He loved to travel and lived in Key West, FL during many winters where he would sail and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere. He was very much a people person and loved to meet new people to learn about their history and life.
Surviving is his life partner, Debbie May-Thomas; daughters, Kristi Grubbs (Kevin), Pauline Twardoski and Elizabeth Ferry (Matt), Cassandra Twardoski-Ask (Steve); stepson, Justin Tabet (Kathryn); grandchildren, Corey Twardoski and Cameron Grubbs; sisters, Irene Henson, Dorothy Frawley, Judy Willyerd, Barbara McNatt, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, with a funeral service immediately following at 7:00 pm, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, IL.