July 9, 1925-Dec. 22, 2018
Funeral services for Douglas Walter “Uncle Doug” Williams, 93, of Coushatta will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Olan McLaren officiating. Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26 at the funeral home.
Mr. Williams was born July 9, 1925, in Fairview Alpha and passed away Dec. 22, 2018.
Mr. Williams served his country during World War II in the United States Army.
“Uncle Doug,” as he was known to many, was a very caring man, always willing to help others. He loved spending time outdoors, whether it was farming, working his cows or baling hay. He had a special passion for his tractor, where he spent countless hours. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. “Pop,” as he was affectionately known to his family, was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather and treasured the time he spent with his family. He will truly be missed by all those who knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Rose Margaret Williams; parents, Conrad and Willie Williams; two brothers; and two sisters.
Mr. Williams is survived by his son, Charles Williams and wife Pam of Coushatta; one brother, Orie Williams and wife Beatrice of Fairview Alpha; two grandchildren, Rodney Williams and wife Brandi and Virginia Williams and husband Floyd, all of Coushatta; five great-grandchildren, Austin McCrory and wife Atlanta, Morgan Fowler and husband Dalton, Charli Williams, Heather Williams and Denver Williams; and 10 great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Austin McCrory, Denver Williams, Dalton Fowler, Buddy Grappe, David Yount and Pep Smith.
Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Bonnette, Floyd Williams, Earl Morgan, Robbie Tyler, Pistol Carney and Rodney Williams.