Barbara Ann Radick

Barbara Ann Radick

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Barbara Ann Radick was born in Saint Louis, Missouri on March 4, 1941 and departed on April 13, 2017 as a result of being stubborn, refusing to follow doctor’s orders, and being sassy for more than seven decades.  She enjoyed smoking, drinking coffee, working hard, spending time with her family, and her dog until her last days.
“Barbara, Barb, Momma, and/or Granny,” whomever she was to you; was born to Joseph and Victoria Radick.  She was the fourth of five children in her Yugoslavian household. She attended Holy Trinity Catholic School, where she performed as a majorette and attended Central High School.
At the age of 22, Barbara’s life changed when she gave birth to her only child, a daughter who was the apple of her eye-Michelle Radick. From that
point on, she dedicated herself to working hard in order to care for her daughter and later her grandchildren as her family expanded. She spent 25 years working at Bussman Fuse before she went to Sigma Chemical, where she finally retired after 15 years. After a two month retirement the hard working  Barbara insisted on seeking part-time employment to ensure that her family did not want for anything.
Barbara was family oriented, you could find her spending time with her grandchildren,  drinking coffee with her daughter at the kitchen table, or watching her favorite TV shows. She was fond of CNN, The Golden Girls, The King of Queens and many other sitcoms.  She was  known for speaking her mind, sometimes using colorful language to express her opinions. She  enjoyed going to the Casino, and  following Cardinal’s baseball .  Most of all, she loved her grand kids, and was so proud of seeing them grow up to be wonderful young men with families of their own.
Barbara spent her last days in her home surrounded by family and friends with her daughter by her side.
She leaves behind to mourn her passing: daughter, Michelle Radick; grandsons, Antonio (Teaera) and Joshua (Brianna) Radick; one great granddaughter, Jai’lee Radick; one brother, Lawrence Radick; one sister, Antoinette Feazel; as well as a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Victoria Radick; brothers, William and Jerry Radick; sister-in-laws, Betty and Ardith Radick and brother-in-law Lee Feazel.

Services: A memorial Celebration of Life will be held for her on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 11am to 2pm at the chapel of St. Louis Cremation, 2135 Chouteau Ave., St. Louis MO 63103.

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  1. Ann Brown says:

    I Ann am so sad and sorry that I could not come but she knew why and what was going on.She was my friend and everything else to me she always was calling me and leaving messages for me to call her she was one of a kind and we had our bad time as well as our good ones but most of all she love me and I love her and it doesn’t matter what nobody else say she will always be in my heart I miss her so much everyday I check to see if she call me but I can not hear her so you are gone now and it’s time for you to rest you did what you had to do while you was here and now Jesus say well done so go Rest in peace I love you always and for the rest of my life……

  2. Valerie Nicholson-Watson says:

    Sitting here thinking of Barbara with sadness for our loss, but also filled with joy for the legacy she leaves behind. Friends who become family are God’s greatest gift, so we were abundantly blessed to not only have had Barbara, but to have my sister-cousin Michelle, my nephews Tony and Josh, their beautiful wives, and now Princess Jai’lee. To God be the glory.

    Nothing like remembering a little sassiness and colorful language to make you smile. Let not your heart be troubled.

  3. Michelle Radick says:

    It’s September 12,2017 it will be 5 months since you were call home and it so feels like yesterday. Momma I miss you so much. I so wish you did not have to leave me so soon. I am so lost without you. I just want to talk to you one more time. It’s so many things I need to say that I wish I could have said when you were here. Just know I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH.


    Momma I miss you so much. If I had one more chance to be with you. I would give my life to just to hold you one more time. They say it gets easier but it hasn’t. I don’t feel a purpose with out you. I wish I could do this all over again. I miss you not bein here your wit, your understanding, your calling my name. I need you more now than ever. I write you letters often and just felt the need to send a message. I LOVE YOU MORE AND MORE DAILY AND MISS YOU MORE.

  5. Michelle Radick says:

    Hey momma it’s me it has been 375 days and it feels like yesterday. I miss you so much. I wish I could just call and ask you for guidance. Sometimes I feel so confused and lonely like I am dyeing inside. Well,we have a new grandbaby Tristan Jordon Radick born 3/13/2018 exactly one month before death and one year after your death. He is beautiful. I Love You and Miss you so much. If only I could call you one more time.