Robert Darnell Williams

July 15, 1971 ~ April 5, 2019

Born in: Alexandria, LA
Resided in: Johnson City, TN

Robert Darnell Williams, 47, was called home on April 5, 2019 at 3:38 PM.

Robert was born on July 15, 1971, to Edward Williams Jr. and Pauline Harrison Williams in Alexandria, Louisiana. He went to job corps in Arkansas and obtained his degree, which brought him to Kingsport. He later moved to Johnson City, and this is where he began to work in restaurants and discovered his passion for cooking. Robert loved life and his family. His presence was felt everywhere he went, and he left a lasting impression on everyone that knew him.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Edward Williams, Jr.; grandparents, Edward Williams, Sr. and Lillian Joubert Williams and Paul Harrison and Frankie Chenevert Harrison; two aunts, Dolly Ann Butler and Pearlie May Williams; and one uncle, Arthur Wayne Williams.

He leaves behind to mourn him: his mother, Pauline Williams; an ex-wife, Alicia Hendrickson; two daughters La’Keysha Blevins and Victoria and her husband Jesse Cleek; two grandchildren; five brothers; two sisters; three nephews; and two nieces.

The family of Robert Williams will receive friends from 3 to 4 PM Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Morris-Baker Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 4 PM with Rev. Lester Lattany officiating.


Visitation: April 13, 2019 3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Morris-Baker Dogwood Chapel
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601


Funeral Service: April 13, 2019 4:00 pm

Morris-Baker Dogwood Chapel
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601


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  1. Rhonda Parks says:

    I am so sorry for the loss of Robert. Robert and Alicia stood with me and Grant the day we married. Robert was always there for me when I needed him and will be truly missed. Prayers for all. Rhonda Parks

  2. Alicia Hendrickson says:

    I have an incredible void in my heart with the loss of you Robert. May you fly high and watch over us all. You were one of a kind and will be deeply missed. I love you and will miss our talks, arguments and Everything that made us,us 💔 my hearts broken, until we meet again, I love you. Prayers for your family and loved ones.

  3. Grant Wright says:

    I have known Darnell for the better part of a decade. He was always very kind to me and treated me like we were old friends since the day I met him. I will always appreciate the kindness he showed me and our friendship. My prayers go out to his family and loved ones.

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