Willard G. “Bill” Woolford, age 88 of Livingston, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at Heritage Health in Gillespie. He was born on Friday, October 3, 1930, in Mountain View, MO. He was the son of Fred E. and Emma L. (Cooper) Woolford.
He was married to Edna Lorene Brake on July 18, 1958. She preceded him in death on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Bill was an inspector for Ford Motor Company in Hazelwood, MO for 25 years.
He is survived by his daughters, Nancy Roberts, Wilma (Roger) Roberts, Robyn (John) Posey, Kaye (Norman) Highlander, and Tina (Jerry) Posey; grandchildren, John Roberts, Desiree Roberts, Adam (Elizabeth) Roberts, David Roberts, Amanda (Kevin) Kopriva, Frank Wallace, Chad Wallace, Amy Posey, Blake Posey, Janna Posey, Emma Posey, Crystal (Johnny) Taylor, Jason Stephens, Bradley Posey, Kayla Posey and Brittany Posey; great-grandchildren, Riley Roberts, Nevaeh Wallace, Phoenix Wallace, Isabelle Wallace, Claire Wallace, Levi Wallace, Savannah Kahn, Travis Kahn, Kaydence Stephens, Brantley Allen, Zachary Posey, Kaylee Posey, Abby Weaver, Savannah Posey, Autumn Posey, Cameron Lilly, and Jaxston Dyer.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; grandsons, Gerald Roberts and Jared Roberts; and son-in-law, Riley Roberts.
Interment of Bill’s cremains will be in New Douglas Cemetery in New Douglas next to his wife Lorene and will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in memory of Willard “Bill” Woolford can be made to the family and can be directed to the Lesicko Funeral Home at P O Box 7, Livingston, IL 62058. The Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston is privileged to take care of the arrangements for Willard G. Woolford and his family.