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.