POCOLA—Graveside services David Bell Williams, 82, of Pocola are Thursday at 2 p.m. at Willis Cemetery in Poteau with Rev. Tim Trent and Jim Cook, along with Dr. William McCready officiating.
Interment will follow, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 at the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Talihina where he was a resident and was born on Dec. 2, 1932 in Poteau to Reginald Belland Nancy Ann (Willis) Williams. He graduated from Goodland Indian School in Hugo and then served in the Navy for three years and was a Korean War Veteran and was a member of the Goodland Presbyterian Church in Hugo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James Kenneth, Harrell Leo and Robert Frank Williams; a son, Joe Cantrell; and a grandson Joey Cantrell.
Survivors include his wife, Sue; daughter Belinda and husband Jacky Connelly; son, Jackie Cantrell and wife Nelly, all of Pocola; daughters, Holly Thompson of Ruidoso, N.M. and Piper Darnell of Phoenix; sisters, Virginia Johnson of Poteau, Ramona and husband Dr. William McCready of Seneca, Mo.; brothers, Neal Williams of Gilmer, Texas and Reggie Williams and wife Barbara of Idabel; granddaughters, Brandi and husband Matt Hendricks, Jacee and husband Caleb Banning, Christine, Stephanie and Jordan Darnell; grandsons, Rex Thompson, David Thompson and Darrien Thomas; and great grandchildren, Tatum Belle, Cadence and Christian.
Pallbearers are Rich McCready, Reggie Williams, Neal Williams, Ken Braden, Bill McCready, Jackie Cantrell and Jacky Connelly.
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