Robert W. Williams, 79, of Wellsville, New York passed away Friday, September 15, 2023, at his daughter’s home surrounded by family.
Born on July 3, 1944, in Olean, he was a son of Dorr O. and Violet Burrows Williams Sr. On June 10, 1980, in Obi, he married the former Cindy R. Brockel who predeceased him on May 26, 2004.
He had worked at St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Mt. View Cemetery, and for Work and Silvas Construction Company. Bob was known for riding his bicycle all around Olean and Cuba and would collect pop cans wherever he went. During the winter months, he would shovel snow and with better weather would mow lawns and do landscaping work. He was well-known and loved.
He is survived by a daughter, Jonalee (Josh) Morrison of Wellsville; his grandchildren, Brock (Jesse) Morrison and Aidan (Novalee) Morrison and became a great grandfather earlier this year to Amelia Morrison, all of Wellsville; 3 brothers, Dorr O. Williams, Jr. of Hinsdale, Donald G. (Sherry) Williams, Sr. of Portville and Billy G. (Tawny) Williams of Belfast; and several nieces and nephews to include a special niece Linda Tarr.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by two brothers Richard Williams and Paul O. Williams who died in infancy, and Baby Girl Williams who also died in infancy.
Friends will be received at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba, on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, from 6-8 P.M. a which time a Memorial Service will be held.