Robert Roy Williams, age 84 of Cloquet, died on Sunday, September 12, 2021, in his home. He was born on August 21, 1937, to Calvin and Emily (Voija) Williams in Cloquet, MN. Robert married Charlene Sedor on October 18, 1958. He was employed first at Northwest Paper and then Potlach. Robert was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church and the Potlach Quarter Century Club. He enjoyed camping with his family, fishing, woodworking and antiquing.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; his son, James; brothers Calvin and Charles; sister, Mary Orme; and his granddaughter, Alexandra Williams. He is survived by his wife, Charlene; his children, Anne (Ben) Fairbanks, Margaret Williams Pease, Greg (Karen) Williams, Steve (Nancy) Williams, and Jeff (Tricia) Williams; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: A visitation will be held Friday, September 17, 2021, from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment will be held in New Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred, as the family will forward memorials to the American Diabetes Association in Robert’s name. To leave an online condolence, visit the guestbook at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.