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Robert (Bob) N. Williams

Robert (Bob) N. Williams
  • January 3, 1944 - March 29, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
  • Grace Church Cathedral
    98 Wentworth Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Along with Bob, I was a Laurens High Graduate. I'm so glad I did get to see him and meet you, Laura, at our 50th. Healing prayers for the family. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: marsha hellams-purvis - SC

“I grew up living next door to Bob Jr. I was nine years old when Bob Jr.was at Laurens High. He and Steve Collins would take time to stop and toss a...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Keith Barrette - Laurens, SC

“Dearest LauraWe were so saddened to hear of Bob's passing. We enjoyed your company so much and Bob's great sense of humor. There was never a dull...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Colleen and Steve Runyan - Murphy, NC

“Laura, there are no words . I am shocked to just hear of Bob's passing and offer my deepest sympathy and condolences to you during this time. Kent...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Kay

“May our Lord and Savior comfort you heart during this time of sorrow. Bob will be in my heart and memory forever. A gentle soul. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Marilene & Gary Corbett - NC

“I am deeply saddened to learn of your husband's death, Dear Laura. My heart is with you.Sincerely,Melinda Wilson McDonald ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Melinda McDonald - Spartanburg, SC

“Laura - Bob will always be so special in our hearts - what a wonderful man and great example to us all of what is good in this world. Love to you...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Rita Hammond - Charleston, SC

“Dear Laura,I am so very sorry to learn this sad news. My prayers are with you and your family.Love,Elizabeth Haynes ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Elizabeth Haynes - Osprey, FL

“Dear Laura and Family,May you have peace and comfort in God's promise that you will be reunited with your precious Bob in Heaven. God bless you...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Alisa and Jarrod Brooks - SC

“Dear Williams Family, So sorry to hear about Bob. As a fellow Grace parishioner I will miss seeing him and miss his enveloping firm handshake and...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Allen O'Neal - Hollywood, SC

“I am so sorry to hear of my dear cousin's passing. Bob Jr. (my childhood name for him) was my closest and best friend as we grew up together. His...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Bobby Teague - NC

“Love & Hugs to you Laura. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Sue & Steve Stormzand - MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. I am so sorry. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Rebecca Lovette - Hilton Head, SC

“Dear Laura & Family,Very sorry to learn of Bob's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. With Deepest Sympathies...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Bob Roberts - Mt. Pleasant

“The world is a better place because of Bob. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues and to those who were blessed to have ever...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Sara and Kevin Dwyer - Charleston, SC

“I loved Bob! Who didn't, I regret that I never got to Charleston to see him and sweet Laura! ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Edd Sheriff

“Laura and family- my prayers of comfort are with you today and forever. So sorry. Bob was always cheerful and loved life. May precious memories of...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Wyndy Amerson - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Laura.. I am SO very sorry to hear that your sweet Bob has passed from this world and has transitioned in to a life of eternity in Heaven. I know how...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Jaynie McNeely - Edisto Island, SC

“We loved Bob. He was a kind hearted gentleman. He was a lovely man, full of life, and always wore a smile. He roasted a mean lobster! Our heart goes...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Marcie & Steve Jacobs - SC


Robert (Bob) N. Williams, Jr. 74 passed away peacefully at his home on March 29, 2018.

Born in Decherd, TN in 1944 to the late Leona Milam Williams Sanford and Robert N. Williams, Sr., he grew up in Laurens, SC. He attended Clemson University, was a member of the Army National Guard and proudly worked for Fluor Daniel in Greenville primarily as a project manager and in business development for 35 years. He frequently talked about his work experiences serving as project manager in Puerto Rico, Richmond, and Salt Lake City. His gifts for fixing and repairing, working and leading people, helping and assisting others, led him to Charleston in 2003 to open a handy man services business. Bob finally retired in February.

Bob lived a full life. Every single second he lived joyfully, enthusiastically, gratefully and with a servant's heart. He was sensitive and kind, fair and honest, loveable and loving. He enjoyed telling stories and jokes. He saw the good in every person and in every situation. Whatever he had, he gladly gave. He loved food, music, golf, and wine. He loved all people. He loved entertaining. He was a gentleman with gracious manners and taught his children well. He loved God and church. He was an example to all who knew him.

Bob cherished his family who sadly misses him and who rejoices in the times we all had with him and the memories we will always share. He leaves his beloved wife Laura Haws Williams, his two children, daughter Andrea Williams Bragg (Ray) of Hilton Head Island, his son Robert Scott Williams (Sally) of Chattanooga, TN; his three stepchildren, Judith Correll Smith (Kevin) of Mt. Pleasant, Samuel Burton Correll (Amber) of Prosper, TX, and Caroline Correll Gebhardt (Nick) of Atlanta, GA. He was B-Bob to grandchildren Abbey and Julia Bragg; Anna Williams; Sky, Cadia, Keegan, Rowan and Sage Spraker; Ellie, Harrison and Anna Smith; Jackson and Lilly Correll; and Cole and Leo Gebhardt. Bob's two faithful dogs, Lucy and Gracie, were always by his side.

Serving as an usher at Grace Church Cathedral was a mission he gladly looked forward to on Sundays. His funeral service will be there on Tuesday, April 3, at 2 PM and a reception will follow at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to Grace Church Cathedral, 98 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401.