Obituary: William Coley Rager (Updated)


Funeral service for William “Bill” Coley Rager, 60, of Cullman, Alabama, will be 12:00 p.m., Thursday, July 7, 2022 at the Cullman Church of Christ. Minister Steve Cummings will officiate the service. The family will receive friends for 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Thursdays prior to the service.

Cullman Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rager family.

Mr. Rager was born March 19, 1962, to Thomas Eugene and Patricia Russell Moore Rager. He passed from this life on July 1, 2022 at the Huntsville Hospice Family Care Center. He was the owner of Alabama On-Site and Alabama Paint Body. He was a loving husband, father, son and grandfather.

Mr. Rager was preceded in death by his father: Thomas Eugene Rager Sr.; brother: Thomas Eugene Rager Jr.; uncles and aunts: Herman and Gay Russell, Jimmy and Mary Louise Russell, Louis and Violet Rager, George and Hazel Rager and Robert Rager and grandparents: Hartselle Best Russell and John Coley Russell.

He is survived by his wife: Kimberly Butler Rager; mother: Pat Moore; son: Christian Cody Rager; daughter: Brandi (Brandon) Pickard; stepdaughters: Brittany (Matt) Brakeman and Emily Miller; mother-in-law: Trudy Wood; grandchildren: Addison, Shylah, Leigha and Caden and a host of family and friends.