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Leslie "Les" Williams

   Leslie “Les” Williams, 73, passed away Friday, May 27, at Rose Gate Village in Richmond.
   Born August 1, 1937 in Richmond, he was the son of Harry and Edna Waddell Williams. He graduated from Whitewater High School in 1955 and served 6 years in the Indiana National Guard. He worked in manufacturing at several factories in Richmond including Eaton Gear and D & M and traveled the U.S. delivering school buses for Safeway Drive-Away. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and bicycling and served many years as an Elder in the Whitewater Christian Church.  
   Mr. Williams will be missed by his wife, Carol A. Ketron Williams, who he married on February 1, 1959; daughters, Paula Gray and Pam Fulton, both of Richmond; Betsy Temple, Centerville; sons, Steve Williams, Cypress, Texas; Tim Williams, Fountain City and Mark Williams, Whitewater; brothers, Larry Williams, Middleboro; Danny Williams, Coatesville; Richard Williams, Richmond; sisters, Joyce Malicoat, Brooksville, Florida; Judy Love, Webster; 14 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ruth Williams; brothers, Roy Williams and Kenneth Williams.
   A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Whitewater Cemetery.
   Family and friends may gather for visitation from 2-6 p.m. Monday, May 30, at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions may be sent to the Whitewater Christian Church, 7918 State Road 227 North, Richmond, IN 47374.

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Cherished memories never fade because a loved ones gone from our city, state or even this world. Those we love can never be more that a thought apart. For as long as there's a memory, theyll continue to live on in our hearts and thankful prayers.  For over 40 years my heart has not forgot the kindness of the Williams Family.

Jim Jun 22 2013 12:00 AM

Carol and family, so sorry to hear of Les'''' passing. Our thoughts are with all of you at this time. Many fond memories of the Williams-Dunham family get togethers when we were young. Sandy Mitchell and Sharon Jenkins

Sandy Mitchell Jun 6 2011 12:00 AM

Steve - Our thoughts and prayers are with you & your family.  The Dresser Team in Houston.

Kim Fischer Jun 1 2011 12:00 AM

Tim & Family, We are very sorry to hear of your father''s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort, strength, and peace that only he can. God Bless

Darrell & Tracie Ridgeway Jun 1 2011 12:00 AM

Carol Ann, Paula, Pam, Steve, Betsy, Tim and Mark. We are so sorry to have just learned of Les'''' passing. We may not be there in body, but we are with you in spirit. We''''re thinking of you and are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.  May God bless and be with you in this time of sorrow.
With great saddness, but with many fond memories.
Linda, Brenda, Becky, Nena, and Randy

Randy Powell May 30 2011 12:00 AM

Grandpa Les....I miss you and love you so!
God Bless You

Stephen Benton Williams, Jr. May 29 2011 12:00 AM

Sending my condolences in the death of your husband, father, grandfather.
Over 40 years ago, my daughters, Monica and Angela, attended Whitewater Christian Church.  I was in Betty Cox class and have fond memories of worshipping there.  May God give you peace.

Sharon Shelton May 29 2011 12:00 AM

I will miss grandpa Les very much. I have good memories with him, I remember a few times when i was little he would take me for a ride in his truck and we would go really fast over the big hill on 227 N about 10 times in a row! I give my apologies for not being able to attend the funeral. He is in heaven now with God, so I know he is in good hands.

Stephanie Williams May 29 2011 12:00 AM

Your family is in our thoughts and our prayers are with you

Bob Lackey May 28 2011 12:00 AM

Carol and family, we are so sorry to hear of Les''s passing.  I know he has been in alot of pain for awhile and now is resting in Jesus'' arms.  He will be remembered well from our worshiping at Whitewater many years ago. Our love and prayers are going up for you.

Wayne and Mona Nash May 27 2011 12:00 AM