William Longstreet (Bill) from St. Louis, MO was born December 31, 1935 and passed away July 13, 2019. Bill is survived by his dear sister Kathy Young; his children Robert (Rob) and William (Bill) Longstreet, Jr and Elizabeth Walsh (Ken); and grandchildren Ethan, Claire and Rose Walsh.
He is proceeded in death by his Parents, Roy and Ruth Longstreet, older brother Robert (Bob) Longstreet and younger brother James (Jim) Longstreet.
Bill attended Community School, John Burroughs high school and Cornell University. He served in the Army in Korea and worked for Longstreet-Abbott and Co., Clayton Brokerage Company, and Longstreet Ltd. He also ran Ranch-Roy-L Summer camp in Jonesburg, MO while it was in operation in the 1970s.
He was an active member of Webster Groves Presbyterian Church as an usher, Stephan Minister, bible study leader among other activities. He was also an active pursuer of a variety of spiritual faiths and made great friends along the way. He was an athlete, avid sports fan, voracious reader, lover of classical music and nature.
The funeral service will be held at Webster Groves Presbyterian Church, 45 West Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119, on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:00 am followed by a reception in Fellowship Hall.
A memorial contribution may be made to Webster Groves Presbyterian’s scholarship to empower high school and college students in Nicaragua.
To contribute to this scholarship, click on this link: http://bit.ly/LongstreetMemorial, enter an amount, select “Nicaragua” and type “Bill Longstreet” in the memo.
Or make a donation to Missouri’s Lift Disability Network.