Willie Williams was born in Kinloch, Missouri on January 24, 1932 to Edna (Austeen) and Frank Montgomery Williams. He was the fifth of twelve children born to this union. His parents and seven of his siblings have preceded him in death.
Willie was educated in the Kinloch Public Schools. He was not afraid of hard work. As a young adult he began working for C. Rallo Construction Company as a brick layer. After leaving Rallo, he freelanced as a painter and a dry wall repairer.
In 1960, he married Norma Jean Williams and they only had one child, a daughter, Portland Renee'.
Willie enjoyed life to the fullest, he couldn't stay anywhere for a long period of time. Willie loved the city of Kinloch. Willie probably knew every inch of Kinloch, Missouri and who lived there. He lived in Chicago, Illinois on and off for many years. He enjoyed jazz music and loved to dance. He loved to walk. He was a sharp dresser and loved to wear hats.
Willie had a magnetism about him, people were drawn to him, he never met a stranger, most importantly he loved family.
He leaves his family to cherish his life: his only child ~ Portland; son-in- law~ Roland; three grandchildren ~ Brynetta, Cortland and Brittney; four brothers ~ Larman, Alfonso (Shirley), Paul and Charles; and a host of other nieces, nephews and friends.
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