Kevin Williams, 52, of Silver City, passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood with Pastor Seth Kaiser officiating. A Time of Gathering will be held two hours prior to the celebration beginning at 3:00 p.m. Inurnment will take place at a later time.
Memorials: Directed to the family
Kevin Lynn Williams, the youngest of three children of Sheldon Harold and Delores Jean (Roenfeld) Williams, was born on January 22, 1965 at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He grew up on the family farm near Silver City, Iowa and graduated from the Glenwood High School in 1983. Kevin attended Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs where he received his degrees in Diesel and Auto Mechanics. He worked for Nebraska Machinery in Omaha, before switching his career path to work for Mid-West Power, Iowa Power, now Mid-American Energy, as a lineman foreman, a job he truly loved.
Kevin and Amy Suzanne Wilson were united in marriage on October 1, 2017 at the farm near Silver City. His family grew to include her children, Christopher, Chelsea, and Caleb.
Kevin was an avid outdoors man. He enjoyed guns and hunting for deer, wild hogs, and prairie dogs. He loved side by side poker runs, attending truck pulls and Harley Davidson motorcycles. His work was important to him and he took great pride working as a lineman. Kevin loved to cook and smoked meats for all to enjoy. He was an amazing person that people adored, had an infectious laugh and always had a smile on his face. He knew no stranger, loved to pull pranks and make people smile and laugh. Kevin put everyone before himself and just wanted them to be happy. Kids would flock to him and many called him "Uncle Kevin". He was a loving husband, son, brother, uncle, cousin, and a great friend to all who knew him.
Kevin passed away from pancreatic cancer at his home on November 1, 2017 at the age of 52 years, 9 months, and 9 days. He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; father Sheldon Williams; and nephew Taylor Williams.
Kevin is survived by his wife Amy Williams and her children, Christopher, Chelsea and Caleb Count, of Silver City; mother Delores Williams of Silver City; brother Roger Williams and wife Georganne of Glenwood; sister Nancy Petit and husband Tom of Durango, CO; and by many special relatives and a host of friends.
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