Ralph Euen Williams, Jr.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Ralph Euen Williams, Jr., 73, passed away at his home in Kennett, Mo., November 21, 2015. Mr. Williams was born July 24, 1942, in Memphis, Tenn. After graduating Kennett High School, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Arkansas State University. He married his beloved wife of 51 years, Claudia June Williams, on March 27, 1964. His passion of farming became his lifetime career, and he had a love of all things outdoor his entire life. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Kennett.

Survivors include his loving wife, Claudia June Williams, of the home; three sons, Scott (Tammy) Williams, of Kennett, Mike (Audra) Williams of Paragould, Ark. and David (Amy) Williams of Kennett. He had seven grandchildren, Hunter, Savannah, Marissa, Jack, Ava, Anna Beth and J. Thomas; one sister, Virginia Louise (Tom) Leffingwell, of Fort Myers, Fla., along with many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Euen Williams, Sr. and Virginia Louise (Webber) Williams.

Pallbearers are Matt Harris, Bill Harris, Joel Brown, Nolan Evans, Thomas Scales and Lanny Watson.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, at McDaniel Funeral Service in Kennett. Funeral service will follow immediately after visitation at 1 p.m. in the chapel at McDaniel Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorials be made to the First Christian Church of Kennett.