May 30 1933 July 25 2019
Adge’s Obituary Our father, Mr. Adge Williams, Jr., 86, passed away on July 25, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospice House. He was born May 30, 1933 in Tipton, Oklahoma and lived most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. Adge was one of six children born to Mr. Adge Williams, Sr. and Maggie Lee Roberts, who united together in matrimony in 1917. He was preceded in death by both of his parents; one son, Mr. Raymond Williams; four brothers, Marion A. Williams, Bert Eugene Williams, Sr., Rev. Lloyd O’Dell Williams and Freddie James Williams; half-sister, Georgia Curry; granddaughter, Chelsea Ala’Shay Williams; great granddaughter, Aleasia L. Boyd and nephew, Clifford Williams, Sr. At a young age Adge accepted Christ and he also knew that he wanted something out of life coming from a small town in Oklahoma. He attended Garrison Elementary and went on to graduate from R.T. Cole High School. At the age of nineteen he enlisted in the United States Army. At the time he employed by the City of Kansas City Missouri as a foreman, but he still felt he needed to do more for his country. So he went on active duty and after a year or so he met his queen and the love of his life, Ms. Etta Hollis. The two married and it was no stopping him. After nine years, Adge was honorably discharged as PFC Adge Williams, Jr. in 1961. Adge’s career began with the United States Postal Service, where he worked for over thirty-five years before retiring as a supervisor. His career did not end there however, in between time he was a business man owning his own restaurant/deli for over twenty-five years and also working for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department as a deputy sheriff. Adge later worked for the Jackson County Court 16th Judicial Circuit in 1976 and lastly as a bailiff for the Honorable Judge Leonard Hughes and several other judges for over twenty-five years before retiring. Adge became a Mason in August 1972 and was a member of Prudence Lodge #6 F.&A.M. in KCKS where he served as Past Worshipful Master from 1972-1977, secretary and treasurer, and historian. He was also a District Deputy Grandmaster. Adge was a member of Koran Temple #33 where he served as Past Potentate. He also was a member of Holy Royal Arch & Knights of Templar, serving over thirty-five years. He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Etta L. Williams; four sons, Roger Williams (Brenda), Darren R. Williams (LaToya), Ralph Williams (Lynn) and Aliven Williams; two daughters, Carla D. Williams (Clinton) and Patreece Kirkland; one sister, Patricia Clark; twenty-two grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren and a host of nephews, (great) nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends. Funeral services Friday, August 2, 2:00 p.m. at Duane E. Harvey Funeral Directors. Interment Brooking Cemetery. Visitation 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the chapel. Services conducted by Duane E. Harvey Funeral Directors. Condolences may be shared on our website. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Adge Williams Jr May 30 1933 July 25 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Kansas City, state: Missouri