In lieu of flowers donations may be made payable to: Redemption Assembly of God Church in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P. O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385
Billy “Bill” Gene Wisdom
October 15, 1935 - January 3, 2020
Billy (Bill) Gene Wisdom, age 84, of Wentzville, MO passed away on Friday,
January 3, 2020 in Wentzville, MO.
Bill was born in “Hog Holler”, a small community just outside of Steelville, MO on October 15, 1935 to Treffie E. and Lillie M. Wisdom (nee Giles).
He married Marilyn Ruth Wisdom (nee Gray) on December 10, 1955 in Hannibal, MO. They recently celebrated their 64th anniversary.
Bill attended school in Steelville, Mo. He served in the US Army (infantry division), stationed at Fort Lewis near Tacoma, WA.
Bill cherished the time he spent with his family and friends. He was an accomplished leader in his profession. He loved to drive big rigs and travel across the continental US. He was a devoted member of Redemption Assembly of God in Wentzville, MO.
Bill is survived by his wife, Marilyn and five children: Karen Lohden (Gary), Lisa Jones (Jeff), Guy Wisdom, Wayne Wisdom, and Renee Wisdom; He has ten grandchildren: Jason Stevenson (Nicole), Erin Herter (Jason), Kyle Stevenson (Jessica), Whitney Hamblin, Cody Wisdom, Jonathon Wisdom, Austin Thornton, Brandon Wisdom, Madison Thornton, Tiffanie LaLonde (Drew); eight great grandchildren: Jacob, Kaitlyn, Lily, Hunter, Levi, Nylah, Grant, and Louie.
He was preceded in death by his father, Treffie E. Wisdom, mother, Lillie M. Wisdom (nee Giles), and his eldest son, Allen Dale.
Bill came from a large family and was one of twenty-five siblings. He was preceded in death by nine siblings: Lawrence, Clyde, Bob, Denver, Virgil, Louise, Brenda, Jerry, and Michael. He is survived by fifteen siblings: Esther, Dorothy, Helen, Shirley, Connie, Faye, Junior, Robert, Danny, Dennis, Mary Ruth, Janet, Debbie, Vickie, and Robin.
Visitation will be from 4:00pm until 8:00pm on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 and the funeral service will be officiated by Pastor Scott McNees and begin at 11:00am on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Both visitation and funeral service will be held at Redemption Assembly of God at 1400 Corporate Parkway, Wentzville, MO.
Pallbearers: Jason Stevenson, Kyle Stevenson, Jonathon Wisdom, Brandon Wisdom, Austin Thornton, Cody Wisdom
Honorary pallbearer: Jason Herter, Jacob Stevenson
Interment: St. Charles Memorial Gardens in St. Charles, MO at 2:30 pm