SEMPLE – William Kenneth (Will)

Born on March 27, 2002. Passed away November 6, 2021.

William Kenneth Semple
Aged 19 tragically taken 6-11-2021
Loving Son of Toni-lee and Jason, brother to Adam, Caleb, Ryan, Jake and Jess, Brody, Brandon Shanen and Cohen.
Incredibly special Uncle to Hudson, Tahlia, Myla (Milo), Kayden, Yasmin, Malakai and Tate.
Grandson of Colleen and Arthur.

Its hard to breath, to close my eyes, our hearts are broken.
Our boy, our brother, forever my son, if only love alone could bring you home.

Funeral Notice
Kernot Hall Princes Drive , Morwell
The Funeral service for Mr William Semple will be live streamed From Kernot Hall on Monday, November 22nd, 2021 commencing at 1.30pm

To view the livestream, please Click here.

At the conclusion of this service, the Funeral will leave for the Yallourn Cemetery.

In line with Covid regulations the allocated mourner attendee limit has almost been reached inside of Kernot Hall.Β 

Standing room outside of Kernot Hall is restricted to 300 mourners, proof of Double vaccination will be required, if not provided you will be asked to leave.


  1. Toni, Jay and family my heart aches for you
    Our love to you all RIP Will taken way to young πŸ’”πŸ’”

    Wanda Moyle November 9, 2021
  2. Toni Jay and Family sore for your loss
    Love John and Corrie (oma and Opa )

    Corrie and John Onnekink November 9, 2021
  3. A great kid gone to soon. sending loving thought to Toni Jason and Famiy. You will be forever Young William. Kathy and Trevor McColl.

    kathy Mccoll November 9, 2021
  4. Taken way too soon mate! Fly high! 🀍⚽️

    Courtnie Mcnamara November 9, 2021
  5. To toni-lee and Jason and family
    So sorry to hear. That William got his angel wings
    Love all heaps
    Nikki Ron and Ashley xxxxxxxxxxx

    Nicole olsen November 9, 2021
  6. To Toni-lee and Jason & Family our hearts are breaking for you .William was a wonderful young man hope onto the memories sending all our love and hugs love always Gary Darlene &family

    Darlene Doust November 10, 2021
  7. Dear Toni-Lee, Jason and family.
    My sincere condolences on the death of your loved boy, William.
    Roz Carstairs

    Roz Carstairs November 10, 2021
  8. Will, keep kicking goals up there mate, you and your brothers are such amazing young men, caring, polite, yet still so full of Sass, and I send all my strength and love to your Mum, Dad, brothers, family and friends who are all feeling your loss. You told me one night as I was leaving Rookies, with a cheeky voice “You’re leaving way too early Angie”, Now I feel the same Will, You’ve left way to early x x x Rest easy mate.

    Angie & Ryan November 11, 2021
  9. Taken to soon brother I love you forever keep snagging goals up there broski β€οΈπŸ•Š

    Kyle Jennings November 11, 2021
  10. You were a great player and funny guy. The wake of your loss is a testament to the amazing guy you were. My prayers go out to your family in one of the hardest moments of their life.

    Davi November 11, 2021
  11. Toni Lee Jason and boys
    Life changes in an instant and is totally unfair.
    Thinking of you all in this horrible time
    Love from Toss and Sid

    Toss Cook November 11, 2021
  12. To all of Wills family & friends our hearts break for you all, Jessica & Nathan Curtis and family xxxx

    Jessica Curtis November 11, 2021
  13. Toni Jason and family ,,
    No words can be said that will ease the pain of your loss of your son and brother William,
    He will be missed by all that knew him,hold on to all the wonderful memories and it will
    get you through this time My love and wishes to you all Val (Nan) Brien x

    Val Brien November 12, 2021
  14. Toni, Jason and Family
    Will you are going to be missed by all of us. Thank you for always looking out for Dustin and Kayla. Most of all being part of our family. Love always Stuart, Kim, Dustin (bro) and Kayla ( little sister) ❀️❀️

    Kim November 12, 2021
  15. So sorry for the loss of this amazing young man. I loved teaching William at school and greatly appreciated him coming back to NEPS where he taught me and kids so much more in soccer. William always stopped to chat whenever he was in the school and he will be forever missed. Sending our live to his family, from Mike and Cindy Pullar.

    Mike and Cindy Pullar November 13, 2021
  16. Toni JASON and family we are all thinking of you at this very sad time.Watching all the boys grow up in Retford st into lovely young men .William will surely be missed.Sending our love Chris Greg Stephen Ashley Aleisha &Max .xx

    Christine Birrell November 14, 2021
  17. Sending my love to Toni Jason and family on the loss of such an amazing young man . Will was an amazing person with a heart of gold. He will be forever missed πŸ’™
    Kevin Tisha Kaleb and Tanna

    Patricia Leicester November 14, 2021
  18. To Toni and family. I cannot even begin to understand why your beautiful son was taken from you. My heart breaks thinking off you all. Take care of each other. Love Gabrielle and family xxx

    Gabrielle Malady November 15, 2021
  19. Dear Toni and family,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your son Will, thinking of you all at this hard time

    Megan Gafa November 15, 2021
  20. Will you will never be forgotten mate love the way you could just walk into our house and did whatever you wanted. We will miss your cheeky smile and sense of humour love you mate.
    Rest easy Will till we meet again.
    Enda & Katrina xxxxxxx πŸ’›πŸ–€πŸ’›πŸ–€πŸ’›πŸ–€

    Enda Murphy November 15, 2021
  21. Taken to soon , love to all family and friends x

    David and Sueanne Harrison November 16, 2021
  22. See ya later big fella! Thanks for holding the door at Rookies when I had hands full of glasses! Always polite with a big smile. Rest peacefully Will. Condolences to the Semple family from Annie (Rookies)

    Annie Griffiths November 16, 2021
  23. Dear Toni and Family,
    Our deepest and heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. Sending love and strength to you all at this very sad time
    Donna, Kevin and Jared Baldacchino

    Donna Baldacchino November 17, 2021
  24. We are so sorry to hear about the sudden passing of Will our hearts go out to you all, We hope that you all are able to find comfort in the support of friends and loved ones during this difficult time xo

    Steve&Jane Gatt November 17, 2021
  25. Toni, Jason and family , we would like to pass on our condolences on the tragic loss of will, although we didn’t know him personally, if he was anything like his big brothers Ryan and Jake , then I’m sure we would of loved him too . Rip Will, another loved one taken too soon πŸ–€πŸ’›πŸ–€πŸ’›

    Leesa Felici November 17, 2021
  26. Toni, Jason and family , such a tragic loss for you all. William was such a beautiful young man . Seeing him grow up from the little boy at NEPS to the young man he was .He will be missed by everyone that knew him Thinking of you all πŸ’™
    Craig and Carol O”Reilly

    Carol O’Reilly November 17, 2021
  27. Toni, Jason and Family,

    Our sincere condolences for the loss of Will.

    Sending our love xx

    Tracey Parker-Manderson November 19, 2021
  28. sending love and thoughts to you all,
    i am with you all at this hard and sad time

    JOY BROWN November 19, 2021
  29. Left too soon, fly high πŸ’›πŸ–€πŸ•ŠForever YoungπŸ’”πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·
    RIP William 😒
    Condolences to family & friendsπŸ‘Ό

    Victoria Grech November 19, 2021
  30. A young life and footballer taken to soon and condolences to all the family , friends and team mates .

    A local footballing community in mourning , in particular Monash SC RIP

    Manny Gelagotis November 22, 2021
  31. Fly High King πŸ‘‘
    Rest easy πŸ’›πŸ–€
    ⚽️ πŸ•Š

    Keiran Coltman November 22, 2021
  32. Rest Easy Mate . Gone too Soon πŸ˜žπŸ‘ΌπŸ•Š . Keep kickin that soccer ball βš½οΈπŸ’›πŸ–€

    Kasey November 22, 2021
  33. Toni, Jason and family
    Will was such a kind gentle soul and will be dearly missed. Our love and thoughts are with you all.
    Sending all our love
    Serena, Brian, Gemma and Summer xxx

    Serena Krznaric November 22, 2021
  34. Rest gently Will.
    My love is with your familyπŸ€πŸ•Š

    Rhiannon November 22, 2021
  35. A young gentleman with an amazing attitude and lust for life. Will miss our soccer chats at indoor mate. Rest easy lad and all my thoughts with your family.

    Rooney November 23, 2021
  36. RIP Will,
    Condolences to your family.

    Jeanine Presley November 23, 2021