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Veteran of the Month Robert E. Williams

Robert E. Williams was born on July 17th 1937 in the Northeast in the Frankford section of Philadelphia PA. Robert received his education in the Philadelphia School System: Harding Junior High and Frankford High School. Robert joined the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. While serving in the Army he received various types of awards and certificates and was then promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Robert served his time in the Army and was honorably discharged. Robert was employed at Plumb Tool Company for 15 years.

He was a devoted and loving husband to his wife Alicia McLaughlin. He was a dedicated father to his children whom he loved and provided for.robert e williams

As a lover of spiritual I’m gospel music, he attended various churches all over the city and was very active in many community and worthwhile events.

Robert passed away on September 3,1977.  He will always be remembered, especially with his family and many friends but his passion and love and devotion of the Almighty will always be celebrated every week at the New Beginnings Community Baptist Church, where his family and friends worship under the leadership of his son, Reverend Kevin Williams.

Well, Sergeant Robert E. Williams, you are probably looking down and keeping a watchful eye on your family and friends and being proud.