William “Red” Frederick Page, 82, of Moberly passed away peacefully at his sister’s home in Boonville, MO on July 13, 2022, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Red was born on September 4, 1939 in St. Louis, MO to William Taylor Page and Louise Antoinette McKie and grew up in Elsberry, MO.
Red honorably served in the United States Army from February 17, 1959 to March 28, 1962. On August 29, 1964 he married Barbara Napier in Keytesville, MO. Red was co-owner of Brother’s Transportation Services in St. Louis Missouri. In 1968 Red and Barb relocated to Moberly where Red started working at Brothers Trucking Company as a truck driver for 50 years and retired in 2006. When he wasn’t on the road, he was busy helping Barb raise their two sons. Red was a devoted father and doting husband; he and Barb spent 57 wonderful years together.
Red was one of eleven children. He enjoyed country music and spending time with his large family and his dogs, Lace, Clay and Angel.
His family will always remember his quick wit, speedy come backs and a great sense of humor. His family always admired how he could say so much in just a few words.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, William (Billy) Page; brothers, Gilbert H. Page and Ray C. Page and his sister, Evelyn A. Page.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Barbara Page of Moberly; son, Jimmy F. Page of Moberly; grandchildren, William F. “Erick” Page, Ashley Page, Brett Page, Carter Page and Mallory Page; one great granddaughter, Charli Page; siblings, Lee A. (Barbara) Page of Harrisonville, MO, John E. (Sharon) Page of Coffeen, MO, Bob W. Page of Cairo, MO, George (Vicki) Page of Springfield, IL, Sharon L. (Ray) Glendening of Boonville, MO, Page Neville of Myrtle Beach, SC and Susie M. (Jim) Palmer of Fayette, MO; extended family and friends.
A graveside service celebrating Red’s life will be held Friday, July 29, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of PATHWAY-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.pathwaymemorial.com.