Ferris Dale Williams, 83, of Effingham, formerly of Keptown, died at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church in Effingham, with the Rev. Drew Holloway officiating. Burial will be in Arborcrest Memorial Park in Effingham. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mr. Williams was born on Saturday, Dec. 28, 1929, in Mattoon, the son of Rollie and Ollie Wood Williams. He married Leora H. Beccue on Oct. 13, 1950.
He is survived by his wife; and sons, Roger Williams and his wife Kathy of Reno, Nev., and Kevin Williams Sr. and his wife Becky.