KENNETT -- Bobby W. Williams Sr., 55, died Nov. 8, 2002, at his residence.
Born July 12, 1947, at Maynard, Ark., son of the late Charlie and Dollie Skeff Williams, he was a carpenter and auto repair mechanic before his illness and was of the Pentecostal belief.
On Jan. 25, 1980, at Arlington, Ky., he married Rita Campbell who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons, Bobby W. Williams Jr. of Villa Ridge, Ill., Jackie Williams of Cairo, Ill., Joseph Williams of Jonesboro, Ill., and Timothy Williams of Mounds, Ill.; two stepsons, Jason Russell of Dexter and Billy Patula of Marion, Ill.; one stepdaughter, Bobbie Myers of Bloomfield; three brothers, Bill Williams of Mounds, Jerry Williams of Villa Ridge and Don Williams of Cardwell; four sisters, Bernice Pyle of Sacramento, Calif., May Morris of Mounds and Rosemary Shown and Jane Willard of Kennett; and 22 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
One brother, Noah Williams, and one sister, Pauline Ward, preceded him in death.
Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. David Henderson officiating.
Burial will follow in the Liberty Cemetery near Bloomfield.