Benjamin Joseph Williams, 71, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away peacefully at 4:02 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at the church. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 8594 E. Main Street in Houma. Burial will follow in Union Benevolent Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Ann Nixon Williams; sons, Benjamin and Joseph Williams; daughter, Monica W. Folse; ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; godchildren, Danny McGuire, Penny N. Stewart and Cierra Nixon; brother, Walter Williams; sisters, Mary Ann Wallis, Kathryn Valentine and Gertrude (Elmo) Spruel.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Derek Henry, Jr.; parents, Harrison and Florence P. Williams; brother, Junius Williams; sister, Estelle W. Alvis; paternal grandparents, Harrison and Mary Williams; son-in-law, Howard J. Folse, III; brothers-in-law, Alvin Wallis, Sr. and Vernon Alvis, Sr.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.