Robert D. Williams

ULYSSES - Robert D. “Bobby” Williams, age 68, died June 11, 2020, at his home in rural Grant County, KS. He was born January 10, 1952, in Ulysses, KS, the son of Bill and Venicia Ray. When Bobby was two years old, he was adopted by Bud and Ruby (King) Williams. Bobby graduated from Ulysses High School in 1970. He was an accomplished organist and pianist.

Bobby is survived by two sons, Damien Williams of Palestine, TX, and Quentin Williams of Lemoore, CA; sister, Katherine McGillivray of Lawrence, KS; three grandchildren. Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Ruby Williams; and grandparents, O.P. and Maree Williams, and C.N. and Evah King.

In celebration of Bobby’s life, have a drink in his memory. Memorial contributions may be given to the St. John’s Episcopal Church or Du Good Events in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at