Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
Complete Obituary
Benny Williams
  Benny G. Williams, 76, of Rockford, died at 8:55 a.m. March 10, 2009, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford.
He was born Feb. 5, 1933, in Mercer County, to John E. and Mabel W. Jackson Williams. On July 13, 1957, he married Peggy Jane Hawk, who survives.
Surviving are three sons, Scott A. (Brenda), Rockford, Bart E. (Kim), Lima, and Thadd G. (Gloria), Rockford; and four grandsons.
He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in St. Marys after working there 42 years as a lab technician. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, a member of the Rockford American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Fraternal Order of Eagles, both of Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Mike Berne officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, where military rites will be held at the gravesite.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Center for Neurological Development, Burkettsville.
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