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Harold Gene Williams, formerly of Ava, went to Heaven Oct. 8, 2012 at the age of 68. He was born on July 9, 1944.
Harold was a truck driver for over 40 years.
Harold leaves behind to mourn his loss his wife of almost 16 years, Sandy; her children, Lisa and Doug Johnson, and Mike Jenkins; two grandchildren, Melinda Kay Johnson, who was Papa Harold’s lil punkin and Tyler Keith Johnson who was his little Taz. He is also survived by his children, Josh and Mathew Williams, both of Ava, Mo., and Richard Rist of Portland, Ore.; two sisters, Vickie Rippee, Springfield, Mo., and Loretta Smith, Niland, Calif.; two brothers, Ronnie Williams, Ava, Mo., and Gilbert Williams, Ceres, Calif.
Harold’s wishes were to be cremated. Memorial services will be held at a later date.