Kenneth Williams

Obituary of Kenneth D. Williams

Kenneth D. Williams, 84, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021. He was born August 13, 1937 in Mount Levi, Arkansas to Lester and Lena (Overton) Williams. He married Barbara Y. (Hemness) on May 14, 1966. She preceded him in death on February 3, 2017. Kenneth proudly served in the Air National Guard during the Vietnam war. He worked for Woolworth’s from 1968-1994, Schlotsky’s Deli, in canteen services at VA hospitals, and later Sam’s Club. He was preceded in death by his wife; 2 infant children, Kevin and Karen, and a brother, L.D. Williams. Survivors include daughter, Lynne Schultz (Gale), son, Brian; 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 PM Friday, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Obituary and online guestbook at
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, October 8, 2021
Simplify Cremations & Funerals
2335 St. Joseph Ave
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
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