In Memory of

William Austin Haley Jr.

September 19, 1930 - June 12, 2024


William (Bill) Austin Haley Jr., beloved husband and father, recently of Lee’s Summit, MO, previously of the St. Louis area and Rolla, MO, passed quietly in his sleep on June 12, 2024. He was 93.

He was predeceased by his wife of 27 years, Margaret M. Haley (nee Heinlein), 1931-1978 and his wife of 32 years, Bernice J. Haley (nee Baewer), 1930-2018, his parents William A Haley Sr. and Wilhelmina Haley, his stepmother Viola Haley and his sister Wilma Rose (Haley) Masterson.

He is survived by four children Christine Samson (Raymond), Rolla, MO; Michael Haley (Kathryn), Hilliard, OH; Catherine Haley, Lenexa, KS; and Carolyn Williams (Doney), Greenbrier, TN and two stepchildren, Corrine Kowalski, St. Louis, MO and Scott Murphy (Lisa), Washington, MO. He leaves a legacy of 25 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Bethlehem Lutheran Church-LCMS; 310 Johnston Parkway, Raymore, MO 64083 Attention:  Seasoned Saints.


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Cathy, my heart goes out to you and your entire family. From everything you’ve told me about your dad, he lived a wonderful life blessed with the love of all of his children and grandchildren. You were so fortunate to enjoy his love and guidance for all of his 94 years. Please know that you are in my prayers.


Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063


Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063