Nathan (Nate) Bishop Williams, Jr. passed away on October 3rd, 2013, while surrounded by family, at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls. He was born on February 26th, 1942, in Geneva, Ohio. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1960,as a crypto-linguist. He was stationed at Ruislip Air Force Base, England, and he was a Vietnam Veteran. While in England, he met and married his wife, Susan Kent. They came back to the States in 1964 and settled in Montana in 1974. He acquired Kenck's Welding and Machine in 1976. Throughout his life, he enjoyed several hobbies including racing horses, racing cars, hunting, horse back riding, political debate, and playing cards. His passion, though, was working in the shop. He was eager to help those in need, and would tackle any job or task, large or small.
He is survived by his wife, Susan, sisters Amy Christy-Wolfe, Deann (Dave) Gleason, Judy Dalin, Brother John Williams and sons Tony (Beth), Mark, Bob (Wendy), and Randy (Coya), and his grandchildren, Kent, Kendall, Nathan, Morgan, Brogan (Blake) Smith, Cougan, Keeley, Cameron, and Hayden.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Eva and Nathan Williams Sr., sisters Maryanne Saari and Patty Gramoy, brothers-in-law Ron Dalin and Richard Christy, and grandson Anthony John "A.J." Williams II.
A funeral service will be held at 1pm Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the Gorder Jensen Funeral Home in Choteau, Montana, with burial in the Augusta Cemetery following services. A reception will take place at 3pm at the Augusta Community Center.