Robert E. Williams, 72, of Greencastle passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. He was born on October 18, 1940 in Hartwell, Georgia to Ira Williams and Eula Mae Dyar Williams.
He was a graduate of Belle Union High School, and served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
Bob was a member of the Plainfield Eagles Lodge #3207, Knights of Templar William G. Bray Commandery #65 in Plainfield and retired from General Motors Truck and Bus Plant with 47 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Pauline L. Williams on August 29, 2013; two brothers, Fred Williams and Frank Williams; a son, Larry Wayne Hendricks; and a grandson, Dylan Hendricks.
Surviving are two sons, Michael David Hendricks of Greencastle and Bruce Lee Hendricks and wife Kathy of Cloverdale; two sisters, Lois Costin and husband Noble of Greencastle, and Lucille Craft and husband Toby of South Carolina; a brother, Jim Williams of Florida; a sister-in-law, Wanda Williams of Cloverdale; five grandchildren, Ashley N. Hendricks, Brittany L. Hendricks, Devon L. Hendricks, Joseph R. French and Anthony Hendricks; and two great-grandsons, Elijah Gonzales and Donald L. Kerby.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 2 P.M. at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home. Interment with Honors will follow at New Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.