Roger Delano Williams Obituary

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Roger Delano Williams of Fanshawe, Oklahoma was born April 6, 1934 in Wagoner County, Oklahoma to David Henry and Mary Jane (Raibourn) Williams and passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on February 19, 2019 in Fanshawe, Oklahoma at the age of 84.



He is survived by:

His wife:
Emma Jean (Dodson) Williams of the home

Three sons:
Roger Dale Williams and wife Loretha of Fanshawe, Oklahoma
Jimmy Ray Williams and wife Lorna of Bentonville, Arkansas
Tommy Gene Williams and wife Marcella of Fanshawe, Oklahoma

Two brothers:
Guymon Williams of Collinsville, Oklahoma
Rowdy Williams and wife Linda of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

One sister:
Myrna (Williams) Brown and husband Lynval of Catoosa, Oklahoma

Six grandchildren:
Jeremy and wife Amanda, David and wife Tonya, Cindy and husband Adam, James and wife Carrie, Ryan and wife Penny, Rachel and husband Cody

Eleven great-grandchildren:
Christian, Mya, Matthew, Delanie, Branson, Sarah, Connor, Ava, Kinsley, Rylan, and Aubrey

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and a host of many friends


He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Rose, Pat, and Dorothy; three brothers, Cecil, Melvin, and Ronald; and one grandchild, Melissa (Williams) Ceola.



Roger was a long-time resident of the area and was a member of the Community of Christ Church. Roger worked as a machinist for Don R Hinderliter in Tulsa, Oklahoma until he moved to Fanshawe, Oklahoma in 1974, where he worked for the Kerr Foundation and Corp of Engineers at Wister, Oklahoma. He loved his family dearly and always looked forward to visiting at all of the family reunions. Roger will be deeply missed by many whom knew and loved him.



Celebration of life will be 2 p.m., Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Fanshawe School Auditorium in Fanshawe, Oklahoma with Elder Sally McGowen officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.



Pallbearers will be: His grandsons



Viewing will begin at noon until 8:00 p.m., Thursday; 8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., Friday; and 9:00 a.m. until noon, Saturday at the funeral home.



The family will have visitation with friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.



To sign Roger’s online guestbook, please visit



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