Owen Benjamin Williams

Owen Benjamin Williams

December 7, 1943 — August 5, 2017

Owen Benjamin Williams, 73, of Burnet, Texas, passed away on Aug. 5, 2017. He was born in Burnet on Dec. 7, 1943. He was preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Telitha Norris Williams.

Owen is survived by his sister, Jane Hamilton; nephew Jeff Hamilton and wife Kirstin; niece Laurie Hamilton; great-nephew Beckett Hamilton; and great-niece Lena Hamilton.

Owen served in the Navy, where he spent time maintaining Link flight simulators at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station. He spent his career in the electronics field, working for various companies in and around Austin, including Capitol Cable Company and the University of Texas. After retirement, he worked for several years as a guide at Longhorn Cavern.

When he fell ill, he moved to a nursing home in the Houston area and was there when he passed.

Services will be held at Hoover's Valley Chapel at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9. Putnam Funeral Home in Kingsland will be officiating. Burial will be at Hoover's Valley Cemetery following the service. An online guest registry may be signed at PutnamCares.com.

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