Evans Cooper Williams

January 1, 1935 - January 3, 2013

Cooper Williams

Cooper's obituary as of January 2013 is on the Baue web site reproduced here in case Baue removes it after time.

Williams, Evans Cooper, of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, died on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the age of 78. Loving husband of Barbara Williams (nee: Tucci); beloved son of the late Wyman and Lorraine Williams; devoted father of Sharon (Richard, Sr.) Andell, Robin (the late Don) Wingate, Kelly Sansom, Alaine (Jeff) Brewer, Kim (David) Moore, Jeff (Debbie) Mohr, and Michael (Brenda) Mohr; cherished grandfather of Stacy, Richard, Jr., Stephanie, Elaine, Donald, Christy, Shawn, Nicole, Kayla, Haily, Jen, Nicholas, Alyssa, Molly, Megan, Blake, Dylan, Rek, Derrick, Luke, Zachary, Bradley, Sarah, and Sydney; treasured great-grandfather of Carson, Keller, and Peregrine; dear brother of Leland (Cornelia) Williams; honored friend of Ellison and Elizabeth Smith; brother-in-law of Sarah Williams. He is preceded in death by his brother Loren Williams.

Evans served in the Air Force for more than 20 years retiring a Lt. Colonel he also managed the Officers Clubs. For many years he was the General Manager of Westwood Country Club as well as the General Manager of the Missouri Athletic Club. He was a member of Living Lord Lutheran Church, VFW Post 10350, Pontooners of Lake St. Louis, Lake St. Louis Thursday Night Cookout, Lake St. Louis Anglers, and Lake St. Louis Sailing Club. He was an avid sports fan, especially St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Rams, and South Carolina Gamecocks. He was a graduate of the University of South Carolina. He loved ping-pong, darts, pool, reading and exercising.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors or VFW Post 10350.

Carolee sent these photos along after the memorial service.
January 7, 2013. January 7, 2013.
Left to Right: Carolee Williams, Loren Williams III, Robin Wingate, Steve Williams, Sharon Williams
Left to Right: Ellison Smith, Leland Williams, Cornelia Williams, Carolee Williams, Richard Andell, Loren Williams, Robin Wingate, Steve Williams, Sharon Williams, Sally Williams, Susan Williams, Sam Williams
January 7, 2013.
Left to Right: Leland Williams, Robin Wingate, Carolee Williams, Richard Andell, Rick Andell, Steve Williams, Loren Williams, Sharon Williams, Sally Williams, Sam Williams, Susan Williams

Lee sent these photos along.

January 7, 2013. January 7, 2013.
Left to Right: Lee Williams, Elaine Wingate, Robin Wingate, Sharon Andell, Kelly Sansom, Cornelia Williams, Barbara Williams, Leland Williams Left to Right: Lee Williams, Robin Wingate, Sharon Andell, Kelly Sansom

There is also a brief round of email within the family about Cooper's service in the Air Force.