He was born Dec. 2, 1945, in Greencastle, and was the son of the late Dennis Franklin "Frank" and Edith W. (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, sisters Mary A. Sanders, Brazil, and Barbara Wallace, Reelsville, and grandchildren Joshua Mienheartt, Dakota Mienheartt, Travis Jaenicke and Jayden Daniell.
He was a retired automobile mechanic for Indiana State University.
Funeral services will take place Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Visitation will take place Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, from 5-8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Doe Creek Cemetery.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Florence Maxine Williams, and brothers Charles Dennis Williams and Donald F. Williams.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.