Robert Williams

January 2, 1933 — January 28, 2021

Robert Williams

Robert J. "Bob" Williams, age 88, of Breckenridge, MI, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021, surrounded by his family.

Per his wishes he has been cremated and no services will take place.

Robert was born in Grayling, Michigan on January 2, 1933 to Art and Emma Williams. He went to Grayling High school in Grayling, Michigan. Robert married Betty L Harney in 1959 and then went on to have three sons: Ellis, Ron, and Mac.

Robert worked as a Merchant Marine on the Great Lakes and a laborer for the Labors Union 1098 for several years.  He enjoyed spending his time outdoors, hunting, and fishing.  Most of all he loved to be around his family and grandkids.  His favorite spot to be was at his log cabin that he built on Bois Blanc Island.

He is survived by his wife Betty Williams, his two sons: Ron Williams, and Mac Williams.  He is also survived by three grandchildren: Alyssa Sheldon, Juston Williams, and Breanne Davis; and four great-grandchildren: Charlotte and Stephen Davis, Scarlette and Vivienne Sheldon.   Robert was preceded in death by his son Ellis J. Williams, his grandson Dale R. Williams, and his parents Art and Emma Williams.

Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, Michigan.

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