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Willis Robert "Bob" Williamson

January 13, 1946 ~ June 25, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Willis Williamson Obituary

Willis Robert "Bob" Williamson, 77, of Mt. Vernon passed away on Sunday afternoon, June 25, 2023 at the Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
Bob was born in Jefferson County, IL on January 13, 1946 the son of Willis Reed & Wanda (Gowler) Williamson.
He married Patricia "Patty" Henderson on October 15, 1982.
Mr. Williamson was a Farmer at heart and did that for years. He also had cattle & livestock over the years. He started out Bob Williamson Ag Hauling in 1975, and he owned & operated Patty’s Kerr McGee on South 10th Street for 17 years. He worked at Henderson Trucking as a dispatcher & manager in the 1980s. After that he was farming and also took over farming for his dad. He retired from farming in 2018. After retirement he loved to travel to Arizona, Texas & Florida. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Opdyke Masonic Lodge.
Mr. Williamson is survived by his:
Wife: Patricia "Patty" Williamson of Mt. Vernon
1 Son: Nelson Reid Williamson & wife Stacie of Opdyke
4 Grandchildren:
Nathaniel Reed Williamson & girlfriend Kyla Palazzolo
Hayden Allen Williamson
Mason Hall Dickhut
Riley Patrick Dickhut
He loved his 4 furry babies: Izzy, Roxie, Laramie & Happy and loved taking them for rides on his side by side.
Mr. Williamson was preceded in death by his Parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, June 30th at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina. Burial will be in the Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday and from 9:30 A.M. until funeral time on Friday at the funeral home.
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June 29, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnston Funeral Home
102 E 2nd St.
Ina, IL 62846

Funeral Service
June 30, 2023

10:30 AM
Johnston Funeral Home
102 E 2nd St.
Ina, IL 62846

June 30, 2023

9:30 PM to 10:30 AM
Johnston Funeral Home
102 E 2nd St.
Ina, IL 62846

Final Resting Place

Bethel Memorial Cemetery
Route 37
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864


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