Robert L. “Whitey” Williams

September 12, 1956 ‒ December 07, 2015

Marengo, Ohio

Robert L. “Whitey” Williams, age 59 of Marengo, died Monday evening at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.

He was born on September 12, 1956 in Columbus to the late Woodrow and Barbara (Cole) Williams. He was a graduate of Whetstone High School and was a 40 year truck driver for Pro Build in Delaware.

Bobby loved to spend time with his family but most especially his grandchildren and teach them about the outdoors. Bobby loved to fish in his ponds, hunt deer and tend to his farm.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years: Penny (Davis) Williams; daughter: Samantha (Ryan) Stover of Marengo; son: Shane (Rachel) Woods of Alabama; grandchildren: Jordan, Emma, Aubree, Andy, Madison, Court; brothers: Buddy Williams of Arizona, Matt (Jody) Murray of Columbus; sisters: Debra (Bob) Berkely of Mount Vernon, Brenda (Sid) Leister of Columbus, Tina (Mike) Adkins of Columbus.

Friends may call Saturday from 3-5 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury with services following at 5 p.m. with Pastor Justin Neier officiating. A time of food and fellowship will follow the services at the American Legion, 1549 County Road 26, Marengo, OH 43334.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Williams Family and memories or condolences may be expressed at

  • In this tough time in your life, may our friendship, sympathy and heartfelt condolences bring you comfort.

  • Dear Penny,
    My deepest sympathy. I know how hard it is to lose your Husband.
    I pray that God’s mercy comforts you.
    In Christ, Cindy (Malling) Alexander

  • Bobby we’re not sure how to make this work without you. Love you forever and always and miss you so very much.

  • I am so sorry for your loss Penny. Whitey was always a pleasure to work with. He could get on your nerves sometimes but he always meant well. He would always be there to give advise to anyone who needed it. Prayers to you and your family.

  • We love and miss already you were a dad when u didn’t have to be you taught me so much about being a man a father thank you. I pray u r sitting at the feet of Jesus love u

  • Penny. Please know that you have our deepest sympathy. Whitey was always a great friend and a lot of fun to talk with. Any thing you need please do not hesitate to ask.