January 21, 2021
Willard (Bill) Bruce Railsback, 83, of Peetz, Colo., died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Sterling Colo. Bill was born Oct. 28, 1937, on a farm in Mitchell County, Kan., to Joe and Olive (Rarick) Railsback. He grew up with three brothers, Robert (Bob), Frank and John.
Bill grew up on a farm near Ionia. He graduated from Jewell High School in 1955. After graduation he attended Fort Hays State University and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After serving his time in the military, he moved back to Jewell County and began farming. Then he began his long career as an over-the-road t...