Robert J Williams, age 78, of Gary, Ind., Three Lakes, Wis., and currently, New Carlisle, Ind., passed away peacefully at Miller’s Mer­r­y Manor.

He was born Oct. 17, 1939, to the late Robert Roy and Jeanette (Eagen) Williams in Gary, Indiana.

Bob was preceded in death by son, Dwayne Williams.

He graduated in 1957 from Tolleston High School in Indiana, and attended Ironworker Apprentice School and did online college courses.

Bob is survived by his wife, MaryEllyn; son, Scott (Susan) Williams of Rensselaer, Ind.; daughter, Debra Albano of New Carlisle; and grandchildren, Meleahna Williams of Rensselaer, Zachary (Anna) Williams of New Jersey, Emily Albano of Lafayette, Ind., and Ryan Albano of New Carlisle.

Brothers surviving are Ralph (Judy) Williams of Winamac, Ind., and Jim (Jan) Williams of Wahkon, Minn.

Bob was a member of Portage First UMC in Indiana, and New Carlisle United Methodist Church.

Celebration of Life Service will be spring/summer of 2019, at New Carlisle UMC.

Please visit the Kaniewski Funeral Home website for further details at