85, died on October 29, 2018 at home. He is survived by his wife Virginia and his two children Robert Jr. (Carolyn) and Nancy Stone (John), his step son Eric Portrais (Denice), seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was employed at the former Providence Wholesale Drug as an operations manager and retired from Swarovski Jewelry. Funeral and burial will be private, however visitation to which all are invited to attend will be held on Friday from 5:00-7:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or to stjude.org would be appreciated.
Joseph and Bridget Florio - 10/31/2018
With love and sadness we will remember Uncle Bobby, a genuinely kind man who loved a good cook-out and loved to share the funny stories about growing up with Nana and Papa Williams and all the brothers and sisters in Providence. With sincere condolences to aunt Ginny, cousin Nancy and John and cousin Bobby and Carolyn and all their kids. With love and condolences to his brothers Uncle Jack and Auntie Mary Williams, Uncle Junior and Auntie Margaret Williams and my mother, and uncle's sister, Virginia Skuce. Rest in Peace Uncle.
Keith Skuce - 10/31/2018
I'm sorry for your loss. He was a great Uncle that I always enjoyed talking with and listening to. I have many fond memories in my childhood when the family would get together and Uncle Bobby and his brothers would talk about their fishing trips together with Papa and when they spoke about their childhood. He was also an American Patriot who served in the United States Marine Corps and was a veteran of the Korean War. Hearing stories of his and my other Uncles military service was one of my inspirations for entering military service. You will be missed.....Semper Fi
Norma Silva - 11/01/2018
So sorry for your loss
Tara M Williams - 11/01/2018
It is with the sadest heart I read this. Uncle Bobby you were always one of my favorites when i was little....stealing my hot cycle with uncle Jack. I will miss you
scot saucier - 11/02/2018
Ginny & family, i'm so sorry for your loss, Bob was a man of many stories i enjoyed every moment working at with Bob at Swarovski. I will never forget Bob. god bless.
Norman Barry - 11/02/2018
Rip uncle Bobby , as my cousins also said the clambakes and family gatherings are missed but never forgotten. We will all miss you !
Carol (White) Melucci - 11/03/2018
Dear Nancy and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories of your dad help bring you comfort at this difficult time.