Robert Lee "Bob" Williams Jr., 90, of North Webster, IN passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse, IN. He was born on December 19, 1928 in Anderson, IN to Robert L. & Celeste (King) Williams.
He graduated in 1947 from Anderson High School, in 1952 from Indiana University, and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. On May 28, 1970 in Brimfield, IN he married Ruth V. (Wilkinson) Barber who preceded him on February 27, 2015 and lived in the North Webster area since 1976. He formerly worked in maintenance at Harborside Health Care in Fort Wayne, Whitley Products in Pierceton, Maple Leaf Farms in Milford, and Tippecanoe Boat Company in Leesburg.
He is survived by:
Daughter- Sarah “Sallie” Stokes of Fort Mill, SC
2 Step Daughters - Jean Ann (Larry) Hunter of North Webster & Peggy (Howard) Mossing of Ft. Wayne
9 Step Grand, Several Step Gt., and Gt. Gt. grandchildren
Brother- Steve (Diane) Williams of Syracuse
He was preceded by his parents, wife, granddaughter- Lenea Anderson, sister – Sally Horan, brother- Fletcher Williams, and step son – Rex Barber.
Visitation will be from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Memorial services will follow at 2:00 on Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Judy officiating. Military honors will follow the memorial service at the funeral home. Private burial will take place in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association of America, 50 E. 91st. St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46260.
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