William E. Corwin

South Royalton, Vt. — William E. “Wild Bill” Corwin, 55 died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home in South Royalton with his family and friends at his side through his courageous battle with cancer.

He was born March 13, 1959 in Randolph, Vt. the son of Grant L.M. Corwin and Barbara (McIntosh) Corwin. He attended school in South Royalton and graduated in 1977 from South Royalton High School. He worked a few years at Welch’s Hardware and Billings Oil Co. both of South Royalton and he ran the family’s dairy farm for many years. He most recently worked in construction, sometimes he was building houses or doing excavation work. He was a “jack of all trades” and a man of many talents. Bill could do it all.

On April 26, 2014, he married Roxanne Delcore of West Warwick, R.I. They made their home on the farm in South Royalton.

He was a member of the Cascadnac Fish & Game Club in South Royalton; National Rifle Assoc. and the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints in South Royalton. He enjoyed working, hunting, fishing, shooting his guns, social gatherings and fixing things/tinkering. He loved having his family and friends around him.

He is survived by his wife, Roxanne Corwin of South Royalton, Vt.; a son, Cain Ryan Corwin and a daughter, Cassidie Brooke Corwin both of Saint Augustine, Fla.; two step-daughters, Erika Horta of South Royalton and Amber Delcore of Hooksett, N.H.; a grandson, Orion Cain Corwin of Massachusetts; two sisters, Patricia Crossett of Thetford, Vt. and Jessie Corwin of Havelock, N.C.; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Grant and Barbara Corwin and four brothers, G. Lester Corwin II, Everett R. Corwin, Gerald L. Corwin and Neill Corwin.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, 300 VT RT 110, Chelsea, Vt. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Riverview Cemetery in South Royalton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, Cascadnac Fish & Game Club (to promote youth activities within the club), c/o Erin Lilienthal, 153 Stackpole Road, Bethel, VT 05032. A private message of sympthaty for the family can be shared at www.boardwayandcilley.com.