Irvin L. Williams, 86, of Gothenburg, NE died April 5, 2021 at Gothenburg Health, Gothenburg, NE.

Irv was born August 12, 1934 in Arnold, NE, son of Earl and Helen (Simms) Williams. He grew up in Arnold and attended school in Arnold until the 11th grade. Before his senior year Irv moved to Tulsa, OK to live with his brother Fred and graduate high school. He served his country in the US Army from 1955 to 1957. Irv married Janet Kay Dillmon in Gothenburg on November 18, 1960 to which two children were born, Troy and Amy. In 1972 the family moved to Gothenburg where Irv started work for Farmland Service Coop, which he did for over 30 years. Irv loved his family and never knew a stranger. He was a devoted Christian and spent each day reading the Bible until his Dementia took away that ability.

Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Janet Williams of Gothenburg; son Troy (Stacy) Williams of Eagle, CO; daughter, Amy (Phillip) Rimpley of North Platte; two grandsons, Jacob (Kacee) Rimpley and Justin (Eva) Rimpley; sister Doris Nelson of Gothenburg, NE.

Irvin was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Helen Williams, brother Fred and brother-in-law Raymond Nelson.

Private family services will be held at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, NE.

Memorials may be given to The Gideon’s International, PO Box 133, Gothenburg, NE, 69138.