Bill Cacchiotti, a small town business owner, recalls his eventful life on his day of retirement. Bill looks back on how he started his lighting and electrical store that eventually led to illegal activities with racketeering and murder. If one man wasn`t bad enough his son, Eddie is becoming more and more like his father everyday. Eddie not the brightest guy, tries to find new business ventures for the family, unfortunately, they lead to disaster. Bill`s long time friend and associate Gary helps the family in the life of crime, alcohol, murder and sex in the Crime Drama, "The Life I Lived."