Bernard (Buddy) C. Williams,Sr. 83 departed this life on Friday June 14th, at Creekside Village after a lengthy illness. Born on November 18th, 1935 in Union City, TN, to the late Richard Williams Sr., and Jewel (Curtis) Williams.
Bernard is survived by his loving wife Clara B. Williams, three sons, Bishop Bernard C. (Andrelle) Williams Jr. of Jacksonville, North Carolina, and Brian C. Williams of South Bend, In and Carlos (Trina) Williams of Elkhart, Indiana. One daughter Sherri’ Creightniey of Elkhart, In. two sisters Leslie Fowler of Edwardsburg, Mi and Barbara Williams of Detroit, Mi. One brother Len (Linda) Williams of South Bend, In. Brother in law Joseph (Ann) Winston of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Two sister in laws, Mary Williams and Lenise Winston, also left to cherish his memory are 15 grandchildren, and 8 Great-Grandchildren. Mr. Williams was preceded in death along with his parents, one daughter Cheryl B. Williams, and Grandsons Brandon C. Williams, Benjamin Williams and Great-Grandson Brian V. Williams. Brothers Richard Jr., Melvin, Robert & Louis Williams.