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Wendell Williams

November 13, 1954 — August 15, 2019

Wendell A. Williams, age 64 of Eldorado and formerly of Gallatin County passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019.  Wendell was born in Eldorado on November 13, 1954 to the late Walter Eugene and Wawneeda (Lambert) Williams.  On December 13, 1988 he married Vivian (Dunk) Williams who survives.

Wendell was known for his superior welding ability working many years in the industry with most recently at Date Mining in Harrisburg.  He was an avid outdoors person, especially liking to fish and hunt.  He was happiest when in nature.  He was quite the jokester and story teller to his family.  He loved his family.

He is survived by his wife, Vivian Dunk Williams of Eldordo, a son, Adam Williams of St. Louis, a daughter, Felicia (Matt Murphy) Williams of St. Louis, a son, Paul (Jami) Dunk of Belleville, son, Jason Dunk of Eldorado, daughter, Sherry (David) Hayes of Aurora, IL and a daughter, Rena (Paul) Malkowski of Arizona.  4 brothers, Terry, Bobby, Randy and Danny Williams, 4 sisters, Freda Armstrong, Bonnie and Kim Williams and Barb Stacey.  11 grandchildren.

Visitation and Memorial service for Wendell will be on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown from 4-6 PM with the memorial service immediately following.

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

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