He was born on Dec. 2, 1945 in Greencastle, and was the son of the late Dennis Franklin "Frank" and Edith M. (Russell) Williams.
He is survived by his children, Beth Lavender and husband Eugene, Reelsville, Cindy Jaenicke and husband Dan, Kokomo, Russell D. Williams and wife Susan, Crawfordsville, and Donald Williams, Danville; his sisters, Mary A. Sanders, Brazil, and Barbara Wallace, Reelsville; and his grandchildren, Joshua Mienheartt, Dakota Mienheartt, Travis Jaenicke and Jayden Daniell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Florence Maxine Williams, and his brothers, Charles Dennis Williams and Donald F. Williams.
He was a retired automobile mechanic for Indiana State University.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Doe Creek Cemetery.
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