Howard E. Bud Williams Jr., 72, Crescent City, died Jan. 7, 2001, in Brookings.

He was born July 20, 1928, in Bondurant, Iowa.

He married Kathryn Williams Jan. 29, 1950.

Mr. Williams and his family lived in Del Norte County from 1952 to 1965 before moving back to Central Iowa. They moved to Crescent City in December 1997.

He was a member of the Masonic and Scottish Rite, and the American Historical Truck Society.

Survivors are his wife of Crescent City; sons Howard III and his wife Ann Williams, Des Moines, Iowa; Tim and his wife Tracy Williams, Portland; daughter Cheryl Williams, Norwalk, Iowa; brother John Singer, Wilson, N.C.; grandsons H.E. Chip Williams, Manhattan, Kan.; Jay and Sean Williams, both of Des Moines, Iowa; granddaughters Rebecca Scott, Norwalk; Ramona Fiscus, Des Moines; Melanie Strange, Ames, Iowa; Kylie Williams, Portland.

Also surviving are five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Curry Good Samaritan Center, P.O. Box 1217, Brookings, OR 97415.

Arrangements are under the direction of Littys Funeral Directors, Brookings.