Roy Williams

Obituary of Roy Lee Williams

Roy Lee Williams, 89, of Hebron, KY and formerly of Wilton, passed away Saturday morning, May 26, 2018 in Cincinnati, OH.

Born at Alva, KY, he was a son of the late Simon and Nellie Monhollon Williams.  His son Ronny Lee Williams, brothers Randal, Damon, Oscar, and Ora Williams, half brother David Williams, and sister Beulah Campbell also preceded him in death.

Roy Lee was a U.S. Army veteran and had worked as a diesel mechanic.  He was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan and enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, fishing, and playing the banjo.

His survivors include his wife, Jo Carroll Williams;  a daughter Judy Burns (Ronnie);  stepsons William Farris (Emmy) and Sam Farris (Samantha);  stepdaughters Brenda Covington (Don), Debbie Bargum (Bruce), and Helen Calloway (Bob);  his brother Dallis Williams;  his sister Deloris Thomas;  a half brother Simon Williams, Jr.;  ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Roy's visitation will begin at 11am Tuesday, May 29 at the Rossland Holiness Church at Gray.  His funeral service will follow there at 1 pm with Rev. Claude Medlin officiating.  Burial will be at the Brafford Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 88 honor guard.

Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home is serving the Williams family and messages for them may be sent to


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