Friday, June 10, 2016

Gordon Ray Williams

Gordon Ray Williams, 94, of Poteau, OK passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in Muskogee, OK.  Gordon was born July 9, 1921 in Redwater, TX to Roy & Ila Mae (Sanders) Williams.  He was a retired  pipefitter; a member of the pipefitters union for 50 years.  Gordon was a veteran of the US Navy.  He was a 32nd Degree Mason.  Gordon attended the Methodist Church in Wister.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Billie Jo; his parents, Roy Williams & Ila Mae Williams Hooper; stepfather, Will Hooper; sister, Shelly Mae Leatherwood; brothers, Robert Lee, Willabee, Jesse Ray & Billy Joe Hooper; son, Billy Ray Williams; special friend, Faye Fullen.

Survivors include his daughter, Anna Earley &  son, Roger C. Williams of Poteau, OK; Grandchildren, Heith & wife Kristi Williams, Dwayne & wife Liesa Williams of Poteau, Ivan Williams of Ft. Smith, AR,  Samantha & husband Justin Crawford of Arlington, TX, Matthew & wife Michelle Earley of Antlers, OK, Jodi & wife Mandy Earley of Denver, CO; great grandchildren, Derrik Williams, Tyler Williams of Poteau, Audrey Crawford of Arlington, TX, Makayla, Macey, Lucy, Gracy, Emma & Nora Earley, Cherish & Ethan Estes; great great grandson, Jensen Heith Williams of Poteau;  sister, Alpha Mullins of Hamilton, TX; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 10 am, Monday, June 13, 2016 at Evans Chapel of Memories , Poteau with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.  Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau.

The family will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 4-6 pm to visit with relatives & friends.

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