William “Ike” Lee Williams, 78, passed away May 6, 2011 at home.

Born Nov. 10,1932 in Pike County, he was the son of Russell O. and Neoma (Rock) Williams. 

He was a U.S. Army veteran.  He worked for the United Mines Workers.  He belonged to the American Legion, United Mine Workers and attended the Winslow Full Gospel Church.

Survivors include his children, Eddie Williams of Oakland City, Ron Williams of Otwell, John Williams of Richland, Julia Williams of St. Anthony; brother, Bob Williams of Peoria; sisters, Imogene Beck of Glezen, Kathern Wilson of Bowman, Georgia Barrett of Muren; 22 grandchildren; and numerous great -grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Velma and Mary; sons, Gordon and Tony; brothers James, Donald; sisters, Thelma Barrett and Vivian Norrington.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Curtis Funeral Home in Winslow. Burial will be in the Williams Cemetery in Pike County.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.