Sidney "Sid" Lee Williams Jr., age 79, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at his home. Sid was born on May 3, 1933 in St. Louis, MO, a son to the late Sidney Lee and Margaret (Morgan) Williams Sr.
Sid was a Korean War veteran who proudly served his county as a United States Marine. On October 29, 1966, Sid married Barbara Poston, the love of his life in East St. Louis, IL. He was an avid Bible scholar; his greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends whom he adored. Sid will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, Sid was preceded in death by his brother, Dan Williams.
Sid is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Williams of Granite City, IL; two dear children, Marcia Whitter of Lake of the Ozarks, MO and Steve Williams of St. Louis, MO; sister, Elnore Wheeler of Amarillo, TX; two grandchildren, Rachel Meeker and Alyssa Meeker both of Lake of the Ozarks, MO; other family and dear friends.
Visitation: friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Rd. Granite City, IL.
In celebration of his life, memorial services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL, with Rick Wheeler officiating. Private interment will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
Memorial donations may be given to the D.A.V. Disabled American Veterans and will be accepted at the funeral chapel. irwinchapel.com
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