Robertr Lee Williams, Jr

Robert Lee Williams, Jr. passed away peacefully on Monday, February 5, 2018. He was born June 25, 1930, in D'lo MS. 

He is survived by his son, Ronald Gary Williams (Dawna); daughter, Gwendolyn Alana Williams; grandchildren, Christopher, Rachael Williams and Melissa DeGrado. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Williams Sr. and mother, Willie Mae Berry.

He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.   He received his Bachelor's degree in history and Master's degree in education from The University of Southern Mississippi.

Visitation for friends will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall, MS. from 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.  A graveside service will follow at 12:00 p.m. at Mendenhall City Cemetery.  Reverend Rodney Anderson will officiate.

Arrangements are entrusted to Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.

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