Charles William “Bill” Williams

Charles William “Bill” Williams 84, of Hammond Indiana, formerly of Kell Illinois passed away on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 14, 2017 in Munster Indiana.

He was born in Kell Illinois on May 28, 1933 to Robert Farrell & Ruby Pearl (Hawkins) Williams.  On April 14, 1951 he married Barbara Ann Purdue and she preceded him in death on May 27, 2015.

Mr. Williams was an automobile mechanic and auto body shop owner.  He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by two sons, Russ Williams of Shererville Indiana and Ron Williams and wife Diane of Tucson Arizona.  Four Grandchildren and five Great Grandchildren.  A brother Robert L.”Bob” and Roberta Williams of Sebring, FL

In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his parents and one son Gregory Williams.

Funeral services for Mr. Williams will be held at 3pm on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, with Rev. John Capps officiating.  Burial will follow at the Zion Grove Cemetery.  Friends may call from 2 to 3 pm on Thursday at the Funeral Home.  Memorials may be made to the Zion Grove Cemetery and will be accepted at the service or mail to Osborn Funeral Home, PO Box 130 Dix Illinois 62830.  Online condolences may be made at