Robert James Williams

Published 1:12 pm Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Funeral services for Mr. Robert James Williams, 57, of the Good Hope Church Community in Magee, were held on July 19, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Magee. Interment was in the church cemetery. Rev. Ralph D. Walker officiated the services.

Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., of Magee, was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Williams passed away on July 10, 2018, at Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula.

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Pallbearers were Joseph Smith, Derrick Richadrson, DaShawn Allen-Lawrence, Jerry Magee, Gary Bonds and Shamon Perryman.

Honorary pallbearers were Joseph Buckley Jr., William Lewis Johnson, Edward Owens, Gordon Wash, James Williams Jr. and Keon Holloway.

Flower bearers were friends and family.

He was a graduate of Magee High School and was a member of Good Hope MB Church. He was a Mason and was active in the National Guard. He was employed at Walmart and Howard Industries in Magee. He enjoyed spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Magee Sr. and Willie Mae Williams-Buckley.

Survivors include his children, Savitri (Bone) Williams, Jamal (Taree) Wiliams and Vera Williams, all of Magee, Justin (Amanda) Ward of Collins, Cantrell Ward of Hattiesburg, Roslyn (Joseph) Williams of Laurel and Dominique Ward of Prentiss; sisters, Linda Walker of Magee, Rose (Doug) Williams and Shelia Williams, all of Pascagoula and Vera (Thomas) Murphy, Atlanta, Georgia; brothers, Harvey Magee Jr. of Illinois, James Williams and Howard (Willean) Buckley, all of Moss Point, Orbus Buckley, Joseph Buckley and Christopher (Tyranda) Buckley, all of Pascagoula, and Dwayne Thigpen of North Carolina; aunts, Charlene (Rayfus) White of Prentiss and Everlene Berry of Pascagoula, 20 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friend, Louise Holloway.