William E. Ready Sr.
William E. Ready Sr., a good and faithful servant was welcomed home by his Heavenly Father on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. His 86 years on this earth were filled with imperfectly executed, but whole hearted service to others. His life's endeavor was the dogged pursuit of justice; and equality for all mankind as a Civil Rights Attorney and advocate for the mentally disabled. He freely and purposefully gave of himself to all of God's children and leaves a distinguished and incomparable legacy.
He is survived by his wife Patricia Ready; Bill Ready Jr.(Ginger), George Ready (Mandy), Christy Thrasher, Lisa Cramblitt (Joey); 12 grandchildren and 7 great- grandchildren. He was preceeded in death by Donovan and Mary Ready, Don Ready Jr., Mary Francis Ready, Julia B. Ready, and Dean Ready Harris.
A visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-noon, Oct. 22, 2019, at St. Joseph, 1914 18th Avenue, Meridian, Miss.
A funeral service will be held at noon, on Oct. 22, 2019, at St. Joseph, 1914 18th Avenue, Meridian, Miss.
Published on October 21, 2019

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Charlie and Sharon Busler
Oct 25, 2019
We have many wonderful memories of Bill. We loved his poetic Christmas Cards and we have every one we received. As a matter of fact, if he missed us at Christmas, we would call and complain. Bill will be missed and we pray to the Lord for a peaceful rest from his labors. The peace of Christ be with his family.
Laura Dayton White
Oct 23, 2019
It's hard I hear to be a living legend... Now he has accomplished being a legend at peaceful rest... Perfect, for the purpose God created him and intended. He will always be missed.
RussellEmerick
Oct 22, 2019
I used to see him and his wife in Jeans back ages ago. He will be missed around Meridian.
Greg Williams
Oct 22, 2019
The world is a worst place without Lawyer Ready in it
Steve Boyd & family
Oct 22, 2019
Mr Ready is our hero, he did a lot more than anyone knows, we love him. Steve Boyd
Bobby V. House
Oct 22, 2019
Thanks
Bruce Prewett
Oct 22, 2019
Tender Tribute was purchased for the family of William E. Ready Sr. by Bruce Prewett.  Send flowers
Fernando Martinez
Oct 21, 2019
Sentiments of Serenity Spray was purchased for the family of William E. Ready Sr. by Fernando Martinez.  Send flowers