Ronald Kenneth Williams, 76, of Power, MT passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at his residence. Visitation will be held Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 12 pm to 4 pm at OConnor Funeral Home in Great Falls. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 10 am at Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston with burial and Veteran's honors to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. OConnor Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Ron was born December 6, 1938 in Jefferson City, MO to Clay and Ruby Williams. After graduating from high school, Ron joined the United States Navy. He started working for the United State Postal Service in 1982 and remained there for over 25 years, retiring in 2007. Ron was a professional musician and song writer for most of his life. He wrote numerous songs recorded by numerous artists including the "Texas Fiddle Song" recorded by Merle Haggard. Ron played drums for Loretta Lynn and toured together with numerous artists, among them Tex Ritter, Ernest Tubb and worked for Lonzo and Oscar on the Grand Ole Opry. He did many U.S.O. tours overseas and also had a band during his Navy career. He loved to hunt and fish and the outdoors. He enjoyed his hobby of woodworking which involved making quilt racks, box turkey calls, etc. Ron is survived by his wife Kelly Williams of Power; sons Ron Williams of Lebanon, TN and Brady Williams of Ozark, MO; stepdaughter Cathy Coyne of Hendersonville, TN; stepson Daniel Johnston of Belgrade; sister ViLinda York of Ocala, FL; and brothers David Williams and Jack Williams. He was preceded in death by his parents Clay and Ruby Williams. In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to Peace Hospice of Montana, 1101 26th Street South, Great Falls, Montana, 59405.