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Robert Fitzgerald Williams

Birthplace: Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States
Death: Died in Belvedere Tiburon, Marin County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert R. Williams and Ellanora FitzGerald
Husband of Laura "Laurie" McLaurin
Ex-husband of Susan N.N.
Father of Robert Todd Williams and Robin Williams
Brother of Gordon Williams

Occupation: vice president and midwestern regional manager of the Lincoln-Mercury Division of the Ford Motor Company
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Robert Fitzgerald Williams

Marin Independent Journal Tuesday, October 20, 1987 A4

Robin Williams’ father dies

A private family service is planned for Robert Fitzgerald Williams of Tiburon, a retired auto company executive and father of actor-comedian Robin Williams.

Mr. Williams, who was 81, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1987, at home in his sleep after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Williams was born and reared in Evansville, Ind. He had a 29-year career as an executive with the Lincoln Mercury Division of the Ford Motor Co., working in Detroit and Chicago.

In 1968, he took an early retirement and moved to Tiburon, where he had lived since. After coming to Marin, he worked for a time as a management consultant.

In addition to his son, Robin, who lives in San Francisco and Hollywood, Mr. Williams is survived by his wife, Laurie Williams of the family home; another son, Todd Williams of Healdsburg; a stepson, McLaurin Smith-Williams of Memphis, Tenn.; a brother, Gordon Williams of San Jose; and a grandson.

The family prefers memorial contributions to the Heart Fund.

The Neptune Society is handling arrangements.

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Robert Fitzgerald Williams's Timeline

September 10, 1906
Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States
June 14, 1938
Age 31
Kentucky, United States
July 21, 1951
Age 44
Chicago, IL, USA
October 18, 1987
Age 81
Belvedere Tiburon, Marin County, California, United States