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Joseph “Little Joe” Williams Sr., age 68, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at home. He was born in Trenton, Tennessee on June 1, 1950. He later moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana to be raised by his grandmother, Emmer Bell Williams and two aunts, Ann Smith and Bonnie Stephens after the passing of his mother.
In 1969, he graduated from Central High School. He received his Bachelor of Science in Education from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1974 and completed his Master of Arts in Education at Ball State University in 1996. He was near completion of his Doctoral degree upon his passing.
He was member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and Summit Church.
His past teaching positions included Cornerstone Christian Preparatory School, where he was instrumental in the start up and Fort Wayne Community Schools where he retired from as an Educator in 2007.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruthie L. Williams; grandmother, Emmer Bell Williams; two special aunts, Ann Smith and Bonnie Stephens; raised as a brother, Gregory Allen Hatch and granddaughter, Jayzua Brooks.