Stanley "Lee" Williams, age 61, of Mitchell died Saturday morning at his residence. Born March 1, 1952 in Columbus, he was the son of Robert Eugene and Frances Elizabeth (Wood) Williams. He grew up in the Columbus area and served eight years during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army beginning at the age of 17. He currently was working for Pewter Hall Catering in Brownstown. He loved being outdoors, fishing, mountain climbing and working with wood and logs. He was affiliated with Sanders Pentecostal Church in Sanders and the Eloy Pentecostal Church in Eloy, Arizona. He was a member of the V.F.W. in Columbus, Indiana.
He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Linda (Hash) Williams, of Mitchell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Christina Leigh and William Smith, of Moon, Virginia and Kai and George Bookwalter, of Bloomington; one son, Tony Stewart, of Bloomington; two step-daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Sam Crowe, of Bloomfield and Julie and Johann Dieken, of Bloomington; two step-sons and one daughter-in-law, Bill Hobbs (fiancé, LynDora Garrison), of Bloomington and Lee and Shelly Hobbs, of Mitchell; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert "Bob" and Regina Williams, of Brownstown, Roy and Theresa Williams, of Commiskey and James and Julie Williams, of Casa Grande, Arizona; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Deborah and Michael Hemphill, of Arizona City, Arizona and Lora Mae Williams, of Arizona City, Arizona, several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his mother-in-law, Ethel Richardson
The funeral service will be on Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Day Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joe Nelson officiating. The Veterans Honor Guard will provide military rites to begin the service. Cremation will follow the services. Friends may visit the family on Tuesday from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Sanders Pentecostal Church.