ODIN — Robert Williams, 74, of Odin died Monday, January 26, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. He was born on January 1, 1941 in Sandoval, the son of Victor and Vera (Schleuter) Williams.
Survivors include son John Jennings of Gainsville, Ga.; sisters Judith Basola and husband Joe of Decatur, Willie Williams of Centralia and Gladys Wooden of Odin; brother Victor Williams Jr. of Herrin; nieces and nephews Marie Brasher, Janice Falknor, Jeff Williams, Mike Wooden, Jeanna Wooden, Jennifer Basola and Erin Kindred.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Sharp worked at Petrolane and as a prison guard for both the Vandalia and Joliet prisons. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and most of all he loved playing the guitar.
Catholic mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Sandoval with Father Dale Maxfield officiating. Interment will be in the St. Lawrence Catholic cemetery in Sandoval.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Online condolences and memories of Robert may be shared with the family at daymaczfuneralhomes.com and/or on Facebook.