Bobby J. Williams, 68, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mount Olivet. Bobby served with the U.S. Air Force
and was stationed in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He was a member of VFW
Post 8235 and American Legion Post 297. He was a lifetime member of Masonic Lodge 1244, a Shriner and a past patron of the Eastern Star. He married Bonnie Post on Sept. 17, 1968. Bobby had been a drummer for various musicians for many years. His passion was helping other veterans and he was proudest of his Cherokee heritage. Bobby was preceded in death by his oldest son, Larry; and his parents, Roy Hardy Williams and Alice Lillian Williams. Survivors: Wife, Bonnie J. Williams; children, Roy Williams and Benjamin Williams Sr.; seven grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.