Robert Hugh “Bob” Williamson, Jr., 83, of Ooltewah passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012.
He was born in Chattanooga on Jan. 20, 1929. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #175 for 65 years. He served in the United States Navy for 1946 to 1948.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Ann Williamson, and sister, Ann Garner.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara Morgan Williamson, son, Robert Williamson III; daughters, Rhonda Howard and Cathy (Lee) Martin; three grandchildren, Rick Howard, Jr., Stephen Burns and Robyn Grant; sister, Wilma Guinn; great-grandchildren, Branden, Mikey, Ruthie, Cody, Dylan, Cole, Garrett and Wyatt; and several nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 2 PM on Monday, July 16, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Brother Harold McClure officiating.
Pallbearers will be Robert Williamson III, Lee B. Martin Jr., Rick Howard, Jr., Stephen Burns, David Thompson and Wayne Morgan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.
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The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Sunday, July 15, at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.