Robert Ezra Williams, 86

Robert Ezra Williams, 86, of Rehoboth Beach, died on Thursday, May 11, 2006, at Brandywine Assisted Living.

He retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a conservationist in 1975.

His hobbies and activities were family, reading, fishing, work as president of ARSCSE, and his church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a Marine Corps veteran.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lillian Nielson Williams; one son, David Larry Williams; two daughters: Debra Cooper, Linda Warner; one sister, Bonnie Dixon; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert James Williams; four brothers: Lyle, Steve, Ralph and Fred Williams; two sisters, Lucille Williams, and Jan Hoffman.

Funeral services were scheduled for May 15 at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, with interment at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.