Joseph Patrick Wimsatt

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Wimsatt, Joseph Patrick Joseph Patrick Wimsatt anointed with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, went home to be with God on Saturday, September 7, 2013. Although his death was expected, the end came quickly. He was wrapped in the loving arms of his family when he died at home. He is survived by his beloved wife, Francine Templeman Wimsatt. Cherished father of Ann Wimsatt (David Williams), Patrick Wimsatt, F. Casey Wimsatt (Sara Pinkel M.D.), Charles William Wimsatt (Mary), David Wimsatt and Ellen Browne (Michael). Loving grandfather of Catherine O'Keeffe (Tim), Sawyer Williams, Colleen Wimsatt, Walker Williams, Charles Francis Wimsatt, Emma Wimsatt, Teagan Browne and Rebecca Wimsatt. Dear brother of Carol Fuss and Peter Wimsatt (Gretchen), and the late Bootsie Bray Murphy and William Wimsatt. Joe was born in Lyons, Kansas, grew up in Kansas City and various towns in western Kansas. He received his business degree in 1953 from the University of Kansas, where he was president of Phi Kappa Fraternity and the Inter-Fraternity Council. He had a highly successful sales career in the plastics industry, beginning with Owens-Corning Fiberglass and ending with Koller Enterprises, where he was director of Sales and Marketing for 25 years. In the 1960's he was a leader in Block Partnership, an organization that united suburban churches with inner city neighborhoods for the purpose of solving problems and improving the quality of life. He led a group of volunteers from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, who worked with the residents of several blocks in north St. Louis. Joe was an ardent lover of music, nature and the great outdoors. He spent many happy days at his country place, enjoying the fields, woods and fresh clean air. Services: The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 7148 Forsyth Blvd., on Saturday, September 14 at 10 a.m. Services conclude at the church. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions to Catholic Charities, Missouri Botanical Garden or the St. Louis Symphony. The family will receive friends at THE LUPTON CHAPEL, 7233 Delmar Blvd., University City on Friday, September 13 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Condolences at A SERVICE OF THE LUPTON CHAPEL


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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Sept. 12 to Sept. 13, 2013