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John R. "Jack" Williams

1934 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
John R. "Jack" Williams Obituary
John "Jack" R. Williams

Las Cruces, New Mexico

John "Jack" R. Williams, 78, of Las Cruces entered eternal life Monday, August 26, 2013 at La Posada - Mesilla Valley Hospice. He was born November 29, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois to Hugh and Florence Fox Williams. "Jack", as he was fondly known to his family and friends, served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and was the owner and operator of a printing company.

Those left to mourn his passing include his loving wife of 36 years, Sandra L. Williams of the family home; sons, John Richard Williams Jr. (Robin) of Apex, NC, Randall Alan Williams (Diane Lynn) of Mason City, IA, James Glenn Williams of Riverside, IA; daughter, Rachelle Renee Buseman (Terry) of Belmond, IA; stepson, Steven Cunningham (Linda) of Pleasant Hill, IA; and stepdaughter, Denise K. Palmer-Wiese of Altoona, IA. Other survivors include twelve grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kristie Kay Buseman; and brother, Glenn Williams.

Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2013 at New Life Church 6036 NE 12th Ave Pleasant Hill, with burial to follow at Powers-Warren Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home, 105 4th Street SW, in Altoona.

Memorial contributions will be received by the family.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 28, 2013
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