Covington, Ind. - Robert C. Williams, 78, of Covington (Vermillion Co.) passed away at 11:46 a.m. EST Sunday, December 6, 2020 at The Waters of Covington.
He was born May 13, 1942 in Danville, Illinois the son of the late Robert Ward and Audria (Bennett) Williams.
Robert married Paula Dunham on July 2, 1966 in Perrysville, Indiana. She survives.
Other survivors include his son: Keith Williams of Covington, Indiana; one granddaughter: Nevaeh Williams, and two sisters: Nancy Williams and Rose Marie Williams both of Utah.
Robert was preceded in death by his son: Brian Williams.
Robert worked at Hyster's in Danville as a press operator. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the United States Marine Corps and United States Navy.
He attended Danville High School. Robert was a former member of the Perrysville American Legion Post 350. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing bingo.
Per his request cremation was accorded. Graveside service and inurnment with honors: 1 p.m. EST Friday, December 18, 2020 at Hopewell Cemetery, Rileysburg, Indiana. Officiating: Ashton Stewart. DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana is assisting the family with arrangements.
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