August 21, 1928 - April 19, 2011
Bob R. â??Slugâ? Williams died April 19, 2011 at home surrounded by his family and friends.Memorial services will be at 2:00pm, Saturday April 23rd at Christ The Redeemer Lutheran Church in Tulsa with the Rev. Eric Van Scharrel officiating.Â Private burial will be at Holdenville Cemetery. Bob was born at Holdenville, OK on August 21, 1928 to Luke and Zora Belle Williams.Â Bob met and married the love of his life Betty B. Gipson also of Holdenville in October, 1948. â??Slugâ? attended Holdenville public schools and graduated from high school there in 1946.Â Slug was an excellent athlete and excelled in football, baseball and track.Â He is remembered in the Holdenville High Schoolâ??s athletic â??Hall of Fameâ?.Â â??Slugâ? continued to excel in all 3 sports at East Central University and was also inducted into their athletic Hall of Fame. Bob was employed by Oklahoma Farm Bureau Insurance Company for over 40 years and retired as claims manager.Â He related many interesting stories he experienced as an insurance adjustor over the years.Â He was a very trustworthy and loyal employee and always held OK Farm Bureau in high regard. Bob was pre-deceased by his Father, Mother and his Beautiful wife and best friend, Betty.Â Also, two brothers and 2 sisters.Â He is survived by his Son, Mark W. Williams and his two grandsonsâ??, Beau F. and Luke G. Williams along with many longtime friends and associates.
Bob R. â??Slugâ? Williams died April 19, 2011 at home surrounded by his family and friends.Memorial services will be at 2:00pm, Saturday April 23rd at Christ The Redeemer Lutheran Church in Tulsa with the Rev. Eric Van Scharrel officiating.Â... View Obituary & Service Information
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