Mr. Orbie Lee Williams, age 74, of Chicago, Illinois, formerly of Hamilton, Alabama, passed away Thursday night, March 2nd, 2017, at Swedish Covenant Hospital, in Chicago, Illinois.
Graveside funeral service, 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 3rd, at Shiloh Cemetery, in Marion County, Alabama.
Orbie Lee Williams was born May 10th, 1942 on a farm near Hamilton, Alabama to the late Travis B. and Bessie Williams. He attended Hamilton High School from 1956 to 1960 and played guard position of the Hamilton Aggies football team and was selected by the West Alabama High School Conference for the All Conference Football Squad. He attended the University of North Alabama from 1960 to 1962, and then joined his older brother Waymon in Chicago to work in the television repair business.
He is survived by 3 sisters, Marie Williams Sandlin, Earlene Williams Stephenson and Elaine Williams McDaniel; 1 brother, Jerry Williams; and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Travis B. and Bessie Williams; and his brothers Waymon and Ivan Williams.
Hamilton Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., in charge of arrangements.