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Fletcher Russell WilliamsJanuary 28, 1929 ~ July 31, 2017 (age 88)
Fletcher Russell Williams, 88, of Fayetteville, AR, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at his home.
Fletcher was born on January 28, 1929 at King’s River, AR, a son of Jack and Sarah Williams. He was one of eleven children. Fletcher proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956 in Battery “B” 553rd Infantry. He was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Fayetteville from 1965 to 2017, where he served as a Sunday School Teacher and a song leader. He worked many years at the Standard Register of Fayetteville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Willie, Ed and Tommy Williams; seven sisters, Maggie Baughman, Mamie Baughman, Janie Burks, Luginia Jones, Dixie Easterling, Helen Winn and Frankie Williams.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Imogene Williams; his son Michael Williams; his daughter Kayla and husband James Dickson; grandchildren, Brandon Williams, Lindsey and husband Bardley Frederick, Micah Miller, and Sean Dickson; Great Grandchildren, Jaden Williams and Cooper Frederick.
Visitation will be held 6:00 pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale, Arkansas. Funeral service will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Chapel on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Pastor Jim Spurlock to officiate the service. Burial will follow at the Friendship Cemetery. Please sign the online guest book, www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.
Special thanks to the staff at the Hospice of Northwest Arkansas; Connie, Penny, Megan and the pastor who sang his favorite hymns.