MITCHELL – Robert Leon Williams, 90, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Mitchell Manor. He was born June 2, 1929, to John Paul and Edna Marie (Parrish) Williams in Orleans, Indiana.
He graduated from Orleans High School in 1947.
Leon married Wanda Gayle Hottle September 22, 1950, and she preceded him in death August 2, 2011.
He worked at Carpenter Body Works for several years before becoming a carpenter in the area. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sister, Laura Emily Bobbitt.
Leon is survived by a sister, Evelyn M. Pinnick-Wild of Longmont, Colorado, a brother,
Harold Williams (Lynn) of Brighton, Colorado, and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen. A graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2020, at Hancock Chapel Cemetery with Reverend Mike Williams officiating. Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.