Robert Eugene Williams

Robert “Cowboy Bob” Eugene Williams passed away on August 12, 2022. He was born on August 20, 1934 to Bill and Lorraine Williams. Bob and his family ran Chestnut Acres Arabians since 1972. In his lifetime they bred, raised and trained over 350 Arabians.

His first marriage produced a son, Steve. He was married on April 15, 1959 to his second wife, Cheryl (Spangler) Williams. They had a daughter, Teresa Williams Thompson. Bob has two grandchildren, Chris and Jamie Thompson, and many nieces and nephews. On May 12, 2012 Bob married his third wife, June (Chittim) Williams, who survives him. Bob has a living half-sister, Pat Halfmann and a half-brother, Paul Abendroth (Judy).

He was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Tamera Kelly, one sister, Irene Busbee, and two half-brothers, Jim Abendroth (Norma) and Gary Abendroth (Jan).

Cremation by Bross and Spidle Chapels. A graveside memorial will be held at Moore Cemetery in Excelsior Springs, MO, on August 20, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Our Sincere Condolences

Sorry I was unable to attend the services but my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. May he rest in peace.
Ginnie Austin

So sorry for your loss! Know he is in heaven with his horses he loved so much. Thinking of his family at this time will have good memories of times spent with him though out the years.
Mary K Snyder

Linda L. Parsons

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with the Family at this time.
David and Janna Eiberger

I am so very sorry for your loss. I loved Bob. He was a real horseman. He taught me alot about Arabians. My thoughts and prayers are with you June and the family.
Denise Pardun