Brison, Welton "Pete"

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to Good Hope Baptist Church, St. Clair, MO


Welton Brison, known to most as Pete, of Robertsville, MO, departed this life in Creve Coeur, MO on June 3, 2019, having reached the age of seventy-seven years, one month and twenty-seven days. Pete was born in Clayton, MO, on April 6, 1942, son of Welton Mack Brison and Fannie Brison nee Montgomery. On May 14, 1962, he was united in marriage to Rosie Evelyn Generally and three sons came to bless this union.

Pete is survived by his wife, Rosie Brison of Robertsville, MO; by his sons, Welton John Lee Brison and wife, Dana, of Chesterfield, MO, Pastor Billy Dale Brison and wife, Muriel, of Berger, MO, and Kenneth Mack Brison and wife, Sharon, of St. Louis, MO; by eight grandchildren, Daja, Jasmine and Quincy Brison of Chesterfield and Elizabeth, Katherine, Kenneth, II, William and Johnathan Brison of St. Louis; by two brothers, John Brison of Chicago, IL and Willie Brison of Robertsville, MO; by one sister, Lucille Hulsey and husband, Earven, of Robertsville, MO; by aunts, uncles, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews, his eldest cousin, Lula Jean Hobbs, other cousins and many friends.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents, Welton and Fannie Brison; by one brother, James Brison; by two sisters, Minnie Little and Orlie Middleton, and by one grandson, Travis Brison.

Pete was a Christian of the Baptist faith and served at Good Hope Baptist Church in St. Clair, MO. During his working career he owned and operated Brisonís Disposal Service for 20 years while also being employed as a machine operator at Silica Sand Corporation in Pacific, MO, serving the company for thirty-three years. He was also a proud member and retiree of the International Brotherhood of Laborerís, Local 110 of St. Louis, MO. He loved serving the Lord, riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles, playing the guitar and running heavy equipment. He was a jack-of-all-trades, able to do carpentry, as well as mechanic and electrical work. Pete was always busy working on his farm or tinkering with something. Other hobbies included farming, gardening, fishing and hunting. What meant most to him was time spent with his family. His children and grandchildren held a very special place in his heart, as he did in their hearts. The love they shared and many precious memories they created will be treasured memories forever.

A devoted and loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, nephew, uncle, great and great-great-uncle, cousin and treasured friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with the Minister Darren Perkins officiating. Interment was in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO. Memorials may be made to Good Hope Baptist Church in St. Clair, MO.