Hobert R. Williams

October 27, 1923 ‒ January 03, 2015

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Hobert R. Williams, age 91, of Mount Gilead passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on October 27, 1923 in Morrow County, son of the late E. Houston and Maggie (Gadd) Williams.

Hobert was a retired assembler for J. B. Foote Transmission Company in Fredericktown. He enjoyed refinishing furniture and collecting antiques. Hobert honorable served his country in the Army during WWII in the European Theatre.

Hobert is survived by his son, Donald Williams of Canton; grandchildren, Nick (Natalie) Williams,Ben (Emily) Williams, and Gregory Williams; great grandchildren, Gavin, Selah, and Nola; sister, Mary Kathryn Leman of Frost Proof, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Hobert was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret (Morrison) Williams; son, David Williams; sisters, Violet McDonald, Velma Simmons and Vivian Myers; and brother Herman Williams.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 East College St., Fredericktown where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 8, 2015 with Mr. Donald Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Chesterville with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Hobert R. Williams.

  • To the family , was a shock to hear of the passing of Hobert . We got up to visit for this birthday and took him a peach pie (pie was his favorite). We’ll certainly miss him and his visits. Many blessings and prayers.


  • A great friend and family member Hobert will be greatly missed ,our prayers are with the family during this time.

  • Dear Williams Family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Hobert. He was good friends with my parents Walter and Aileen Bishop.

  • To Donald and family: Our sympathy at Hoberts passing. We will remember all the good times we had over the years and thank God for blessing each of you with His Peace and Love.
    Dale and Mary

  • Sorry to hear of Hoberts’ passing. He liked to talk to about me about my grandparents and thing he remembered from the past with his parents. He will be missed. God Bless his family with comfort.

  • So very sorry to hear about Hobert’s passing. He was such a wonderful
    person. We enjoyed visiting with him. I just know he is happy now with
    his Margaret, he missed her so. May he rest in peace and may God be with the rest of the family at this time and offer them comfort. He will be
    greatly missed.

  • So sorry for your loss. I have many wonderful memories of your mom and dad and their strawberries in the summer. Your dad showing us his furniture he was working on. He will be greatly missed in the neighborhood.