HUGOTON – Lee R. Williams, 80, died Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at Pioneer Manor in Hugoton.
He was born July 6, 1929, to Frank and Viola Williams in Stevens County.
He married Delores Kirk Sept. 30, 1951, in Clovis, N.M. She survives.
He worked for Claimax Molybenum Mine in Leadville, Colo. He served in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Leadville.
He was a coach in Little League in Leadville. He was a member of the Candle Lighters Club of Denver.
He enjoyed reading and playing with children, hunting, fishing, motorcycles, woodworking and making tables and book cases.
Survivors include one daughter, Cheri Hawkins and husband, Phil, Hugoton; two brothers, Frank Williams and wife, Vera, Liberal, and Don Williams and wife, Wanda, Hugoton; one sister, Doreene Mills and husband, Raymond, Carthage, Texas; two grandchildren, Stephen Williams and wife, Lacretia, and Lora Farmer and husband, John; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Allen Williams, two brothers, Darrell Williams and Kenneth Williams, and one sister, Darlene Uhl.
o Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Paul’s Funeral Home Chapel of Hugoton with the Rev. David Piper presiding.
Military graveside services will be at Hugoton Cemetery.
Friends may sign the register from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Paul’s Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Catherine Hospice and may be mailed to Paul’s Funeral Home, Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.