John “Rob” Williams Jr., 1952-2020

John “Rob” Franklin Williams Jr., 67, of Kingsford Heights, IN, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at his residence.

Rob was born in La Porte, IN, on Nov. 24, 1952, to John Franklin and Yvonne Marie (Allen) Williams.

Rob was a laborer for many years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Kingsbury. Rob loved the Chicago Cubs and the Bears. He enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. Most importantly, Rob enjoyed family time, especially hugs from his grandchildren.

On June 22, 1991, in Kingsford Heights, he married Pamela Giggy, who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Jenny (Keith) Budd of Buffalo, IL, Cassie Stephens of Knoxville, TN, Dustin Stephansen of Kingsford Heights, Jason (Patricia) Stephansen of Kingsford Heights, and Natasha Stephansen of Kingsford Heights; 19 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; siblings, Tom Williams of La Porte, Steve (Carla) Williams of Union City, MI, and Sharon Williams of La Porte; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Williams; and 2 granddaughters.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte. Cremation will take place following the service. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Pamela Williams, 2900 Monroe St., La Porte, IN 46350.

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