Bob A. Williams, 45, a lifetime Rush County resident, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at his home in Raleigh after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born Feb. 24, 1967 in Rushville to Samuel R. and Donna (Wesley) Williams. He married Katrina Ann Rains July 21, 1990 and she passed away Jan. 21, 2003. He married Natoshia Frost Sept. 12, 2009 and she survives.
Bob was a 1986 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School. He drove several years for Ferguson Trucking and had most recently worked as a heavy equipment operator for the State of Indiana. He was a member of the Pioneer Engineer’s Club of Rush County and had been a fireman several years with Raleigh Fire Department where he was a past officer. Bob enjoyed International Harvester tractors, was an avid fan of NHRA and believed in his Second Amendment rights.
In addition to his wife, Natoshia of Raleigh, Bob is survived by a son, Ezra Stearns of Raleigh; daughters, Mendy and husband Justin Rose of Fayette County and Desstani Stearns of Raleigh; a brother, Brian and wife Krissi Williams of Rush County; a twin sister, Barb and husband Ron Cameron of Rush County; grandchildren, Nevada and Justin Rose, Jr.; his grandmother, Marjorie Wesley of Raleigh. Bob was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Katrina.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28 at Moster Mortuary, Rushville, where friends are welcome to visit from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tony Augsburger will preside and burial will be in Raleigh Cemetery. The Raleigh Fire Department will provide an Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.