Robert Earl Williams

Published 2:23 pm Monday, December 28, 2020

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Robert Earl Williams

December 27, 2020

Mr. Robert Earl Williams, age 77, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville, Georgia.  Services for Mr. Williams will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, December 29 at Trinity Baptist Church.  Bro. Brett Ellinburg will officiate.  Gary Wood, Charlie Bails, Troy Howard, Micha Wood, Todd Howard, and Wyatt Wood will serve as pallbearers.  Interment will follow in Roselawn Memory Gardens.

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Robert Earl Williams was born October 13, 1943, in Donalsonville, Georgia, to Talley Williams and Louise McMullen Williams.  Robert loved his church, Trinity Baptist Church.  He was a dedicated member and loved to share his faith and invite others to join him at worship.  He also loved Bainbridge High School football and basketball.  In 2014 the local newspaper ran an article calling Robert, “The No. 1 Fan of Bearcat Sports”.  He enjoyed being in the stands to support the teams and made many friends there.  The true love of Robert’s life was his wife, Katie.  Katie and Robert were married over 38 years before her death in 2011.  Robert Williams will be deeply missed by his many friends and the family he loved so very much.

Mr. Williams is survived by his children, Shon Williams and (Jessica) of Bainbridge, Tammy Brown (Terry) of Phenix City, Alabama, Robin Freeman (Bill) of Phenix City, Diane Wynn (Roger) of Bainbridge, Penny Ivey of Covington, Georgia, Patricia Scoggins of Eatonton, Georgia, Jimmy Lazenby (Kitty) of Madison, Georgia, and Linda Howard of Brinson, Georgia; brother, Frank Williams (Linda) of Bainbridge; 23 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and daughter, Evelyn Smith.

Memorial donations may be made in honor of Mr. Williams to Trinity Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1525, Bainbridge, Georgia 39818.

On-line condolences may be sent at  Cox Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.