Bobby E Williams

Born: Tue., Nov. 14, 1933
Died: Wed., May 25, 2016


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., May 28, 2016
Location: Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., May 28, 2016
Location: Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church


Location: Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Bobby Eugene Williams, age 82, of Kite, GA on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at his residence.

Funeral services will be Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM  in the Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Meeks officiating.

Interment will follow in the Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church from 10:00 AM till time of service.

Pallbearers are Lynn Brantley, Jimmy Ivey, Joel Scott, Nathan Garnto, Teddy Reese and Skippy Attaway.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the local US Army National Guard.

Mr. Williams was born November 14, 1933 to the late Samuel Ashley and Velma Scott Williams in Kite, Johnson County, GA. He retired from Civil Service after 35 years and served in the US Army National Guard 878th Engineering Battalion, with retiring rank of WO4.  Mr. Williams was  an avid fisherman, gardener, and a member of the Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Keyton; brother, Ralph Williams and his pet hog  Bobo.

Survivors include:

His Wife of 64 years: Carolyn Garnto Williams of Kite, GA

One Daughter: Sondra Fortner (Danny) of Kite, GA

One Son: Ronald Williams (Dianne) of Waynesboro, GA

Four Grandchildren: Lisa Williams, Erin O'Meara Pettis (Chris), Jason Williams (Leslie) and Kyle Loggins (Sarah).

Great Grandchildren: William Bodie Pettis, Liam Pettis, Bella Grace Williams and Braxton Loggins.

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of  Mr. Bobby E. Williams of Kite, GA

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Marnie Dekle
   Posted Thu May 26, 2016
I am so very sorry about your daddy. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Praying that God will comfort and heal.

   Posted Thu May 26, 2016

Eva Mullins
   Posted Thu May 26, 2016
My condolences Sondra; I just saw this online. My heart and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Eva

Pat (McKinney) Shelton
   Posted Fri May 27, 2016
Dear Willams family,
I am very sorry to learn of your loss. I have so many fond memories of Mr. Williams, garnered years ago through my friendship with Sondra. I am praying you will find comfort and peace during your time of mourning.
With deepest sympathy,
Pat (McKinney) Shelton

Lillie Mae Wheeler
   Posted Fri May 27, 2016
So sorry to hear of the passing of Bobbie. My thoughts & prayers are with you. Carolyn I am sorry I won't be able to attend the service, just know I will be thinking of you all. If you need anything please let me know.

Bob Rountree
   Posted Fri May 27, 2016
Carolyn and family, my deepest sympathy , I am so sorry
To learn if Bobby's passing you are all in my thoughts and

Sonny Pittman
   Posted Fri May 27, 2016

Sue and I are so sorry to learn of Bobby's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We will be at the funeral tomorrow.

Sonny & Sue

Manfred P.Patton SSG Ret 878th Engr Cbt Bn
   Posted Fri May 27, 2016
Mrs Carolyn my heart goes out to you & your Family Bobby was as good as they come, learned a lot from him that I still use to this very day. Prayers & god speed to & for you all.

Debbie Miracle
   Posted Wed June 01, 2016
So sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. Will be praying for God's comfort and strength for you and your family.