Joseph Williams

Williams, Joseph Lisle Born January 17th, 1939, died September 28th, 2012. Dearest husband and best friend of Kitty Williams (nee Jordan) for nearly 40 years; greatest father and supporter to Kate Lisle (Brent) Wiley, Sarah Elizabeth Williams, Jordan Lisle (Jill) Williams and Margaret Mary (Chris) Saak; loving, sweet grandfather of Lydia and Molly Wiley; dear brother of Joan (Don) Anderson, Jonathan Lisle (Diedre) Williams, Polly (David) Wessel and the late Floyd Williams; our dear uncle, greatuncle, cousin and friend to many. Joe fought and defeated a grizzly bear in 1959, only one of the many challenges he overcame with resilience, good humor, courage and extraordinary strength. Joe touched the lives of so many who are all better for having called him their friend. Services: A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, October, 2nd at 10 a.m. at Ascension Church, 230 Santa Maria Dr., Chesterfield, MO, 63005. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 3225 North Florissant Ave., St. Louis, MO 63107. Online guestbook at A Buchholz Mortuary West Service.


Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, 2012