Robert A. Williams
SPRINGFIELD – Robert A. Williams, 70, of Springfield, died Friday, May 25, 2007 at Memorial Medical Center.
He was born October 9, 1936 in Springfield, IL, the son of Elza Lee and Irene Roth Williams. He married Linda L. Lewis on December 21, 1953. His parents; one daughter, Pamela Hammann; and five sisters preceded him in death.
Mr. Williams was a contractor for 39 years and owner of Robert A. Williams Construction Co. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors: wife, Linda L. Williams; one daughter, Traci L. (companion, Robert Rockford) Williams of Chatham; two sons, Daniel (wife, Yvonna J.) Williams of Petersburg and Robert A. Williams, Jr. of Springfield; nine grandchildren, Stephen, Joseph, Andrew, Jacob, Nick, Christina, Cortni, Robert III, and Nicholas; four great-grandchildren, Alexis, Hunter, Adelle, and Kendyl; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2007. Services: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2007, Chaplain Julie Hoving officiating. Burial: Old Salem Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home of Service.