William T. Guilkey

William T. Guilkey, 91, Lawson, Mo., died Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Cameron Missouri Veterans Home.

William married Viola Mae Smith on June 11, 1945.  He was a member of the Lawson Bible Church in Lawson, Mo.  He served many positions in his church from teaching, singing and deacon.  He loved church and church hymns.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Margaret Guilkey; two brothers, Charles and Scott Guilkey; one sister, Ann Keyte; his wife, Viola Mae Guilkey; and his second wife, Dorothy May (Allnut) Guilkey.

He is survived by two sons, Thomas L. and wife, Gloria, and Eugene D. and wife, Kathy; daughter, Evelyn Louise and husband, Randy Ranes; two sisters, Martha Bader and Sue Hisel; eight grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.  He will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, 214 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Lawson, MO, with service following. Private burial at Lawson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Convoy of Hope of Springfield, MO, or Veterans Community Project Tiny Houses.

Our Sincere Condolences

Sorry to learn about Bill. I worked with him and Randy in Maintenance at Ford. Great Guy.

Have fond memories of Bill from Ford…
Tom Guilkey our condolences to you and your family…

Tom sorry to hear about your dad. He was a great boss and a good friend.
Ronald Roggy

Gene I am so sorry you’ve lost your Father.
With Deepest Sympathy to you and your family.
S. Sewell

Sorry for your loss, he was a great person.
Clarence Shockley

Sincere condolences to the family.  Nice guy!
VerDell Grimes

Sending my sympathies to the family.  Bill was great to know and work with.  He was unflappable and showed great character.  Knowing him only through work, I am pleased to see that so many were benefited in knowing him.
Charles Mattox

Tom and Gene
I am so very sorry to hear of your dad passing. May your memories be so very special in the days to come.
Wanda (Way) Koehn wkoehn@att.ne