Roger Alvin Williams

Funeral services for Roger Alvin Williams, 84, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 21, 2019 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

 

Mr. Williams passed away at 10:31 p.m., Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Ozarks Medical Center.

 

He was born August 8, 1935, at Pottersville, Missouri, to David Noah Williams and Pearl Allie Briggs Williams.  Roger graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1954.  He was a veteran, having served with the United States Army.  On November 11, 1961, he was married at Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, to Louise Holloway.  Before his retirement, Roger was a teamster; he worked as a route salesman for Foremost, Holsom Bread, Butternut Bread and had also worked in the meat department at Richards Bros. and worked at West Plains Bank.  He enjoyed baseball, was an avid Cardinals fan and he loved playing the fiddle.  Mr. Williams was a member of Moody Church of Christ.

 

He is survived by his wife, Louise Williams, of the family home; three children, Jeff Williams and wife, Lynda, Marion, Arkansas, Kevin Williams and wife, Tiffany and Darren Williams, all of West Plains; six grandchildren, Kevin Williams, Jr., and wife, Kayley, Chris Williams and wife, Rachel, Scott Williams, Justin Williams, Braden Williams and Alyssa Williams; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Williams, Benbrook, Texas and Clyde Williams, Winterville, North Carolina; and many nieces and nephews.

 

His parents, three brothers, Dillard, Joe and Paul and one sister, Pauline, preceded him in death.

 

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Gospel Hill Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Gospel Hill Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.