William J. “Bill” Vilbert, 91, passed away peacefully at Oxford Glen Memory Care at Owasso on Saturday, August 18, 2018 . He was born December 17, 1926 to Benjamin F. and Mary E. Vilbert in St Louis, MO. On September 20, 1952 he married June M. Kloth in St Louis, MO. They were married 56 years. Bill enjoyed Cardinals baseball, football, photography, sewing, model trains, wood crafting and traveling.
Survivors include his 2 sons, William J. Vilbert, Jr. and wife Susan Vilbert of Clearwater, FL and James S. Vilbert and wife Cyndi L. Vilbert, of Skiatook, OK; 2 grandchildren, Curtis J. Vilbert of O’Fallon, MO and Emily A. Waldron of Athens, AL; 4 step-grandchildren, Christine Johnson, Amy Roe, Robyn Johnson and Brittany Johnson; a great grandson, Logan, as well as other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his spouse, June M. Vilbert; his parents; his grandparents; and 1 brother, Benjamin Vilbert.
A time of gathering will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at a time TBD at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St Louis MO. Online condolences can be left on William Vilbert’s memorial tribute at greenhill.funeraltech.com. Memorial donations can be made to the Disabled Veterans at dav.org . Click on the “Donate Now” and check the box that says “This is an honorary or memorial gift.”