Andrew Butch Williams III

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Andrew "Butch" Williams III

July 05, 1948 - November 05, 2018

Andrew Butch Williams III Andrew Williams III, 70, of Jeffersonville, IN, passed away on November 5, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1201 Thomas V. Bryant Drive, Jeffersonville, IN, with burial to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church. Legacy Funeral Center of Jeffersonville has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Andrew was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and was raised in the historic Smoketown Neighborhood. Andrew was a 1966 graduate of Louisville Male High School, and was a member of the "drumline that changed everything." He paid his way through college and a jazz drummer, graduating from Eastern Kentucky University in 1970 with a Bachelors of Political. He was a proud charter member of EKU's Omega Phi Psi, Delta Sigma chapter.
Andrew's vast professional career spanned over 40 years, as an entrepreneur, consultant, and project manager on both sides of the River. He also played a vital and selfless role in minority business development.
Andrew was a humble and active community servant. He served on the Jeffersonville City Council for 12 years, volunteered for many organizations in Kentuckiana, including the Boy Scouts of America, Jeffersonville Housing Authority, and held past memberships in the NAACP and Jeffersonville Rotary. Andrew was also a devoted and active member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Andrew had a warm, and infectious smile. He loved his friends and family deeply and was intentional about spending time and creating memories with them; always sharing wisdom or just a laugh. Andrew was many things to many people: a neighbor, husband, grandfather, brother, father, role model, cousin, uncle, mentor, barber, drummer, and sometimes a personal banker. But above all he was a loyal and committed friend.
He was preceded in death by his birth parents, Andrew Williams II and Mary Helen Williams; his beloved mother, Ruthann Williams; and grandparents, Vernon and Willie Mae Jackson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Rosetta "Rose" Williams; children, Kanneil Williams (Tiffany), Andrew Williams IV, Teah Mikole Williams-Hampton (Miguel), Dominique "Nikki" Williams, Carlos Butler, and D'Adren "DJ" Hervey; two siblings, James Snoddy and Rhonda Higgins; grandchildren Andre, Andrel, Anetra, Andrew V, Antonio, Xavier, Dominik, Mireya, Camryn, Jadynn, Mantrell, Chrissy, Trinity and one great-grandchild Annalise; his lifelong friends Phillip "Fletch" Fletcher (Georgette), Hugh Armstrong and a host of other close friends and family members.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Gilda's Club or Hosparus of Louisville. Envelopes will be available at the funeral services. Online condolences can be made at www.legacyindiana.com
Published on November 7, 2018
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Friday November 09, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wesley United Methodist Church

1202 Thomas V Bryant Drive, Jeffersonville, IN, USA

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Saturday November 10, 2018

11:00 AM

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1202 Thomas V Bryant Drive, Jeffersonville, IN, USA

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Joseph Welch
Nov 13, 2018
Rest In Peace! You’re earned it!
Olivia Hanley
Nov 11, 2018
It was my pleasure to know this wonderful man and his family. Rest In Peace my friend. God will take care of your family.
La'Vita Jones
Nov 09, 2018
Andrew a true example of a God fearing man, husband, father, son-in-law, and friend.

Gone but never forgotten.
Benita love
Nov 09, 2018
Andrew was special person of God. Our family send heartfelt condolences to his family. Rest in Peace our brother.
Sheila Williams
Nov 09, 2018
Rest in peace my friend. Knew you since the second grade. Shared many years of unforgettable experiences together. Angels have welcomed you home. Gone but never forgotten.
Sheryl Adkins
Nov 08, 2018
Sending prayers with fond memories to the friends and family of Andrew
Eric Abercrumbie
Nov 08, 2018
Frat, you were ONE in a million! Thank you for all your personal giving to others. Well done- good and faithful servant. One day WE will “STEP” again on the other side of the wall! My condolences to the family.
Rev Phillip L. Hodge
Nov 08, 2018
Please convey to the family my heart felt condolences in the loss of such a fine man as Andrew.
Larry and Gail OBannon
Nov 08, 2018
Our prayers and continous love for Andrew and his family go out to you. Andrew was a member of the Caldwell Street guys.
They loved and respected him and each other dearly. Williams Family may our Lord bless you keep you and give you peace peace and give you peace.
Sharon Maddox
Nov 08, 2018
Sending prayers and my sincere sympathy to the William's family. Andrew is a Smoketown Original and a classmate of mine. I had the pleasure of seeing him not long ago at one of our birthday celebrations for our "70" crew. We were all so excited to be together again. Rest in heavenly peace Andrew. You are missed, but well remembered. Strength, peace, and love to your family is my prayer.
Ivonne Lagunez
Nov 07, 2018
My deepest sympathy for your family.
Remembering the beautiful moments will help to heal and comfort your hearts.
Janice Bishop-Carter
Nov 07, 2018
Sending prayers and deepest sympathies to the Andrew Williams’s Family.

Andrew was a Smoketown Friend, and Louisville Male High School Alumnus.

We shared community, and life long high school friendships, that shall never be forgotten.
Rose Bowman
Nov 07, 2018
My love and prayers go out to the family of this amazing man, my friend for life Andrew. I thank God for the memories I have of him and the fun and crazy times we had. We didn't have to talk often to know we were always buddies. Thank you, Andrew, for the friendship, wisdom, rib-breaking laughs, and love. You, Agnes and I were the 3 Stooges (literally). Two of you are back together again. I couldn't help but laugh thinking of you and Agnes seeing each other and her asking, "You're here?" I'll see my buddies again one day. Love you Tank, Teah, Nikki and Kanneil.
Rodger Capdwell
Nov 07, 2018
Proud to have served on the Jeffersonville City Council with you ! We both enjoyed learning the politics of goverment ! Rest in pease my friend !
Marice
Nov 07, 2018
Love and Prayers to you all!
Toya
Nov 07, 2018
Teah and Nikki y'all have my sincerest condolences. Having to give your angel back is one of the hardest life experiences there is and I have hugs and love for you both. Stay strong, I'm sure your Dad would want it that way.
Phillip L. Fletcher
Nov 07, 2018
Rest in Heaven My Brother, until we meet again.
Jackie Love
Nov 07, 2018
Sending loving thoughts and prayers to the family of Andrew. May he rest in peace. One smart, kind friend.
Quana Foxx
Nov 07, 2018
The Williams family has my deepest condolences and prayers. May God send his angels around to give your family peace and comfort during this time of loss of your loved one.
Jessica Kellem
Nov 07, 2018
Teah and Nikki, Your dad was love by everyone. Your family is in my prayers.
Toneya Taylor
Nov 07, 2018
He was a wonderful person and alway had a quiet spirit he will be truly missed..