- September 5, 1949 - February 13, 2013
- Benton Harbor, Michigan
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“Condolences to the Williams family. Please be assured of God's promise that one day we will see our loved ones again happy and healthy, John 5:28,...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Damon Williams - MI
“May "GOD" Bless all of your family
2 of 21 | Posted by: Ronnie Brown & Family - MI
“SO SORRY FOR THE SYMBOL ERROR,
TO THE FAMILY WE WILL MISS RONNIE GREATLY AND MAY YOU FIND STRENGTH IN THIS TIME OF SORROW.
3 of 21 | Posted by: The Church in Kalamazoo - MI
“We will miss you.
Bro. Wilbur Chapman
4 of 21 | Posted by: The Church in Kalamazoo - MI
“Ronnie was loved and will be missed. Your family will not be alone or comfortless. During your time of need, God will never leave or forsake you. ...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Dennis Butler and Trudy Walker Butler
“Our sympathy and prayers got out to the Williams family in their lost of their love one Ronnie. He was someone that everyone loved. But in the time...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: George and Tracy Jett - MI
“May god bless you all. He is still on control.
7 of 21 | Posted by: Willie Pearl Thomas and charles thomas - MI
“Our sincere condolences to the family of Ronald Williams. Jerrold, Jennifer, and Ronnika, you all have grown to become impressive adults and made...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Alan Williams and Jovita Thomas-Williams - MI
“The Gulledge family has lost a good friend and a special person whom we have had a chance to get to know over the years and we will miss him dearly..
9 of 21 | Posted by: Andre, Monique & Ashli (The Gulledge Family)F - MI
“Our heart goes out to the Williams family. Ronnie will be greatly missed. God Bless.
10 of 21 | Posted by: Rosa Randle - Nashville, TN
“Our heart government out to the W illiams family, he will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. God bless
11 of 21 | Posted by: Rosa Randle - Nashville, TN
“Words can't express my sorrow. I'm truly saddened to hear of your recent loss and would like to express my sincere condolences to the family. There...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Sharene Maria tyler - MI
“My condolences to the Williams famiy. May God bless and lift you all up during your times of sorrow because we have lost a true soldier.
13 of 21 | Posted by: Genette byrd - Benton Harbor, MI
“To the Williams Family my prayers and condolences for the lost of Ronnie. I appreciate all things and the care he did for me and my home. He will...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Mandy Walker - Benton Harbor, MI
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family during your time of sorrow and grief. If there is anything the family can do to ease your...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: The Sain & Williams Family - TN
“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your loved one. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May the Lord give you the strength you need at this...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Ralph E Starkey - Lynwood, CA
“To the Williams family: In your time of sorrow God will comfort each of you. We will miss Ronnie and his beautiful smile. My prayers are with you.
17 of 21 | Posted by: Beulah Walker - Benton Harbor, MI
“To the williams family
May God touch each of you with His hands of strength in this time.
Ronnie was an terrific cousin to me and my family, i am...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: sharon chapman - kalamazoo, MI
“My prayers and condolences go out to the Williams family. May God bless you and keep you always. Love TaheerA
19 of 21 | Posted by: Taheera Nicole Benton - Atlanta, GA
“Williams Family I pray that God gives you the comfort, strength and understanding that only he can give. May you also find peace in knowing that...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Damita Burton - Benton Harbor, MI
“Jennifer, I am praying that God continues to keep you and your family in His loving arms. I pray that you are comforted by His grace and mercy. The...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Jameta Branch - Westland, MI
Ronald Williams, 63, of Benton Harbor, MI died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Caretel Inns of Lakeland.
A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Fellowship Baptist Mission Church, 171 N. Euclid Ave., Benton Harbor, with services beginning at 11 AM. Final resting place will be at Fort Custer Cemetery in Battle Creek, MI. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fellowship Baptist Mission Church Building Fund. Those wishing to share a memory of Ronald online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com.
Ronald was born September 5, 1949 in Chicago, IL to the union of the late John Scott and Mary Burns-Williams. Ronald graduated from Benton Harbor High School class of 1968 and was apart of the Vietnam Draft where he served his country as an awarded Marksman in the branch of the United States Army. Ronald was employed at Bosch Braking Systems (Bendix) as a Skills Trade for over 30 years retiring in 1999. After retirement Ronald and his best friend Ed Anderson started a small business Double Crown Electric that provided electrical and plumbing services for small businesses and residences in the city of Benton Harbor.
Ronald married the former Mildred Clemons and from this union three children were nurtured in love.
Ronald is survived by three children; one son, Jerrold (Sonya) Williams of Naperville, IL; two daughters Jennifer Williams of Grand Rapids, MI and Ronnika Williams of Houston, TX; two grandchildren, Jayston Williams and Schuyler Williams of Naperville, IL; four sisters, Doris (Jimmie) Howard of Benton Harbor, MI, Carolyn (Ronald) Mitchell of Detroit, MI, Renee (Anthony) Davis of Grand Rapids, MI and Jacqueline (Jesse) Williams of Benton Harbor, MI; two brothers, Anthony (Shirley Barnes) Richardson of Benton Harbor, MI and Curtis Williams of Detroit, MI; Special cousin Tina (Larry) Davis of Kalamazoo, MI and special niece Tonya Robinson of Benton Harbor, MI; Countless aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many good friends that will all have forever memories of Ronald's infectious love.
Aside from his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by two sisters; Kattie Mae Williams and Betty Lou Miller; two brothers; John Williams Jr. and Lester N. Williams.