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William Eskew, Sr.

July 7, 1941 — July 15, 2022

Birmingham, AL

William Owen Eskew, age 81 of Birmingham, AL went home to be with the Lord on July 15, 2022. William was a life-long residence of Birmingham, AL and was born on July 7, 1941 to Curtis O. Eskew and Annelu Wofford Eskew. He graduated from Woodlawn High School and joined to US Airforce in 1961. William retired from the Air Force after several years of service as a Tech Sgt.

William was a member of Central Baptist Church of Trussville and a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed visiting aircraft museums and was passionate about his work. He enjoyed fishing and was an Alabama football fan. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and dotting dog owner to Puckey.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Patsy Leon Franklin Eskew; a son, Curtis Marshall Eskew; his parents; his sisters, Beth Eskew and Barbara Talley.

He is survived by his children, Cheryl Knight (Wayne), Bill O Eskew, Jr (Pat), Patrick Eskew (Candace) and Luann Sims (Scotty); Grandchildren Joseph, Nikki, Branden, Corey, Dylan, Mac, Slade, Taylor and Brodie; five great grandchildren; his sisters, Peggy Carr and Juanita Eskew (Kay) and a brother, Gordon Eskew; he also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.

The funeral for William will be held at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Trussville on Friday, July 22, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation for family and friends held one hour prior to the service. Interment will immediately follow at Jefferson Memorial’s adjoining gardens.

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