Williams, Bennie M. age 80 of Springfield, Ohio passed peacefully on February 26, 2019 at his residence with his family by his side. Born September 19, 1938 in Springfield, Ohio, Bennie was the son of Bennie Ellis and Esther (West) Williams and was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. Bennie was raised in Clark County’s Children’s Home by Mom and Pop Boggs. Bennie was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church and enjoyed woodworking, gardening, fishing and watching deer. Bennie was a proud 33rd Degree Mason of St. Andrew’s Lodge and a member of the Ohio Eastern Star. Bennie adored his grandchildren and family. Preceded in death by his parents; daughter Kimberly Williams; son-in-law Joe Hickey, and brother John R. Williams. Bennie leaves behind his loving wife of 61 years Ruby (Wallace) Williams of Springfield, Ohio; son Bennie (Judy) Williams of New Carlisle; daughters Kelly (Mark) Myers of Springfield and Lisa Hickey of South Vienna, Ohio; brothers Jack L. Williams of Geneva, NY; half-brother Ron Williams; 2 half-sisters; grandchildren Joshua, Jennifer, Caleb, Bennie, Paul, Jesse, Kim, Seth and Micah; great-grandchildren Colton, McKenzie, Reagan, Aviana, Emerson, Colby, Jase, Amelie, Cole, Chris, Emma, and Maria; special friends Jack Gilmartin and Dave Marshall. A memorial service will be held Monday, March 4, 2019 at 10:00AM at the Ferncliff Cemetery Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mark United Methodist Church, 2043 Memorial Drive, Springfield, Ohio 45505. Arrangements in care of Ferncliff Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.ferncliffcemetery.org.