John Wayne Williams, Sr. of Owensville departed this life on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Hermann, Mo. He had reached the age of 71 years, one month, and 25 days.
John was born in Black Oak, Arkansas on September 14, 1945 a son of the late James Oscar and Jennie (Conway) Williams. He was united in marriage to Connie Sue Thomas on June 12, 1971, in Fredericktown, MO. He worked as a plant superintendent in commercial printing. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church of Owensville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Jennie and James Oscar Williams; two brothers, Danny and Lee Williams; and one sister, Margie Tewell.
His survivors include his wife, Connie Sue Williams; one son, John W. Williams, Jr. and wife Chenoa of Owensville; one daughter, Cathy Christian and husband Michael of Hermann; three brothers, Shirley Williams and wife Ruth of Hillsboro, MO, Charles Williams of Owensville, and Dale Williams of Sheridan, Arkansas; five sisters, Estelle Breckle of St. Louis, Dorothy Pewitt of St. Clair, Linda Roods of Fredericktown, MO, Sue Williams of Fredericktown, and Lavada Breckle and husband Charles of Arkansas; four grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
A celebration of life will be at the Owensville VFW on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 3 PM.