Anthony "Mark" Williams, 32


Anthony “Tony” Mark Williams, 32, of Mulberry Grove, died at 1:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Oct. 12 at CenterPointe Church in Vandalia, with Rev. Robert Weaver officiating. Burial was at Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Hohlt and File Funeral Home of Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. 

Mr. Williams was born on March 28, 1987, in Hillsboro, to Gregory Mark and June Ann (Rader) Williams. He married Krissy Reanna Connell on Sept. 22, 2018. Mr. Williams was an iron worker for Kelly Construction in Decatur and was a member of the Sons of Service in Keyesport. He had a deep love for his family, friends, and motorcycles. His family described him as a person who took risks and lived all of life’s great experiences to the fullest.

Mr. Williams is survived by his parents; wife; a son, Bentley Mark Williams of Mulberry Grove; a sister, Elizabeth (Nate) Rittis of Vandalia; paternal grandmother, Shirley Williams of Vandalia; and nieces and nephews, Jordyn, Olivia, Ryker, Preston and Samantha.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John Williams; and his maternal grandparents, Ervin and Betty Rader. 

Memorials may be directed to Mr. Williams' son, Bentley. Condolences may be left online at


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