Charles R. “Bob” Williams, 72, of Moundsville, WV, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at his residence, due to an accident.

He was born September 26, 1941 in Glen Dale, WV the son of the late, Charles A. and Sarah J. Gatewood Williams.

He was a retired boiler operator from Bayer Chemical; a retired John Marshall track official; a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church; Cattleman’s Association; and a lifetime member of Marshall County 4-H and FFA Livestock Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Rose Marie Williams.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Linda Rickman Williams; a son, Robert A. (Cheryl) Williams of Coolville, OH; a daughter, Rhonda Williams of Moundsville; a sister, Jan (Gary) Dobbs of Cameron, WV; two special grandsons, Charlie and Seth Williams; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville and Friday from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Roberts Ridge with Rev. Sara Lamb officiating.

Interment in Greenview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ebenezer U.M.C., Special needs fund, c/o 111 Blaney Ave., Moundsville, WV 26041.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes. com.