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"William R. STAPLETON, Jr. of High Ridge, Missouri, was born September 17, 1930, in St. Louis, Missouri, to William R. and Dorothy (nee Brown) Stapleton, and entered into rest, Friday, February 9, 2007, at Jefferson Barracks Hospital, in St. Louis, Missouri, at the age of 76 years 4 months and 22 days.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Hazel (nee Greber) Stapleton, (Married December 8, 1950), and one (1) grandchild, Eric.
He is survived by seven (7) children, Jeanette (David) McConnell, of St. Louis, Missouri, William (Patty) Stapleton, of High Ridge, Missouri, Barb (J.J.) Weggemann, of Robertsville, Missouri, Donna (Gary) Kilb, of Cedar Hill, Missouri, Dotty (Tim) Stabler, of Jennings, Missouri, Raymond Stapleton, of Cedar Hill, Missouri, and Carol (Harvey) Luck, of House Springs, Missouri, eleven (11) grandchildren, Amanda, Sarah, Bill IV, Nicole, Jason, Jennifer, Karen, Tracy, Jake, Tiffany, and Katelyn, two (2) great-grandchild, Joseph, and Molly, three (3) siblings, Richard ( Bonnie) Stapleton, of , Washington State, Jo (Bill) Smith, of St. Charles, Missouri and Shirley (Jupe) Wilmsmeyer, of St. Charles, Missouri, and many other relatives and friends.
William was in the Marines as a Drill Instructor. He worked as a bricklayer and enjoyed country music albums especially Hank Williams and Marty Robbins. William played cards and horseshoes, was a organic gardener and sold vegetables out of his trunk. He was a member of the High Ridge Elks, High Ridge VFW, Jefferson Eagles and St. Anthony’s of Padua Church in High Ridge. He is fondly remembered and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation Tuesday, February 13, 2007 from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. at CHAPEL HILL MORTUARY, 6300 Highway 30, Cedar Hill, MO 63016. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s of Padua in High Ridge, MO. Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorials to St. Anthony’s Church School 3009 High Ridge Blvd., High Ridge, MO 63049."
WILLIAM STAPLETON OBITUARY
Stapleton, William R., Jr. of High Ridge, MO, February 9, 2007, Baptized into the Hope of Christ's Resurrection. Beloved husband of the late Hazel Mae (nee Greber) Stapleton, dear father of Jeanette (David) McConnell, William (Patty) Stapleton, Barb (J.J.) Weggemann, Donna (Gary) Kilb, Dotty (Tim) Stabler, Raymond Stapleton and Carol (Harvey) Luck, dear grandfather of Amanda, Sarah, Bill IV, Nicole, Jason, Jennifer, Karen, Tracy, Jake, Tiffany, Katelyn and the late Eric, dear great-grandfather of Joseph and Molly, dear brother of Richard (Bonnie) Stapleton, Jo (Bill) Smith and Shirley (Jupe) Wilmsmeyer, our dear brother-in-law, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend.Services: Visitation Tuesday, February 13, 2007 3-9 p.m. at CHAPEL HILL MORTUARY Cedar Hill Chapel, 6300 Highway 30, Cedar Hill, MO 63016. Highway 30 West 19 miles from I-270, (636) 274-4100. Mass Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 3009 High Ridge Boulevard, High Ridge, MO 63049. Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Flowers or Memorials to St. Anthony Parish School.
Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Feb. 11 to Feb. 18, 2007.
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