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William Lister

September 27, 1945 — September 23, 2020

William Lister


William “Bill” Hilton Lister, age 74, of Pittsburgh, PA on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.
He was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas; the son of the late Donald W. Lister and Mary Yvonne Warner. Beloved husband of Darlene (Yeager) Lister; Loving father of Kimberly (Joe) Banks of Brookland, AR, Stephen (Robin) Lister of Sherwood, AR, Martina Lister of Germany,  Dr. Mark (Lacy) Lister of New Orleans, LA, Donald Joseph “Joey” (Sarah) Lister of Sherwood, AR, Megan Hillis of Haymarket, VA; Step-father to Dina Pater of Wexford, PA. Dustin (Elin) Parker of Ostraver, OH, Kathleen (Bill) Gray of Cuddy, PA and Angel Bon of McDonald, PA; Cherished grandfather of Lauren Clayton, Alex Lister, Corey Gearhart, Austin Lister, Daniel Lister, Joseph Lister, Briella Hillis, Emma Lister, Dax Hillis, Eleanor Lister, Claire Lister, Cameron McChesney, Delaney Pater, Lucas Pater, Savannah Parker, Denny Parker, Ashley (John) Davis, Josh (Anna) Banks and Allie Banks; Proud great-grandfather of Mila Lister, Karleigh Baskin, Piper, Hattie, J.J. & O.P. Banks and Grey & Beck Davis; Dear brother to his twin, Samuel Lister of Fairfield Bay, AR, Lorri Burnett of El Paso, TX and Heidi Harrall of Charlestown, RI; also survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his brothers Allen Bidwell and Donald “Guy” Lister, brother-in-law David “Crocus” Burnett and great-grandson Bentley Lister. William proudly served Our Country in the United States Army as a Combat Veteran during the Vietnam War. Friends will be received at the George Irvin Green Funeral Home, 3511 Main Street, Munhall PA 15120 (412-461-6394) on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 12 PM to 4PM. Interment and Military Honors will follow at Little Rock National Cemetery arrangements in Arkansas are pending and will be made available soon. Memorial contributions can be made in Bill's memory to the Greater Pittsburgh Soapbox Derby. Please share your memories and condolences at

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

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3511 Main St., Munhall, PA 15120

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