Obituaries

Obituaries

Gary Lee Williams 1942 - 2008 Lawrence

A private family service for Gary Lee Williams, 66, Lawrence, will be held at a later date.Mr. Williams died at his home Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008. He was born March 2, 1942, in Leavenworth, and was later adopted by Harry and Irene Williams, of Pittsburg.Mr. Williams graduated from College High School in Pittsburg in 1960. He earned a bachelor’s degree in drafting technology from Pittsburg State University. Mr. Williams was a member of a 4-H Club and had been a Boy Scout leader in Missouri. He enjoyed working on antique cars and spending time with his family.He married Connie Lynn Blackmon on Dec. 20, 1968, in Pittsburg. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, LeAnne Bull and husband Eric, Fort Smith, Ark., and Mary Williams, Rogers, Ark.; two sons, Trevor and wife Carmine, Lawrence, and Jerod and wife Denae, Meridian; and three grandchildren, Dakota Phillips, Vanessa Williams and Tucker Bull. He was preceded in death by twin grandsons, Merrick and Teagan Williams, and his parents.The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, Ronald McDonald House or Lawrence Memorial Hospital Dialysis Department, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Williams.