Fred Williams, 90 of rural Frankfort, died May 13, 2021 at I.U. Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Ind. He was born August 4, 1930 in Clinton County to Wallace Estill ‘Pat’ & Avis Gertrude (Barnett) Williams. He married Jacquelyn Ann Pletch on May 17, 1952 in their first home in Frankfort and she survives.
Fred was a 1948 graduate of Jackson Township High School. He was a lifelong farmer and also worked with Prairie Stream Farms, running the summer detasseling crew, and working with seed corn and turkeys. After retirement, he worked for Ag Max part time for 14 years. He was a member of the National Guard for 8 years. Fred was a member of the Antioch Church. He loved horses, gardening, traveling, weaving, nature, birds, reading, especially newspapers and enjoyed going to the library.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 17th at the funeral home. Greg Miller will officiate the services. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks. Memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Church Building Fund, 4625 S. State Road 39, Frankfort, IN 46041.
Wife: Jacquelyn A. Williams of rural Frankfort, Daughter: Andrea ‘Andi’ (Dwight) Slipher of Frankfort, Son: Marc Estill Williams of rural Frankfort, and Cousin: Jr. Williams of Frankfort.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael Estill Williams, his parents, brother, Amos Schorling ‘Shod’ Williams, and sister, Freda Rieke.