Weekly Feature

2012-07-26 / Obituaries

George W. Williams, electrician, husband, father

George W. Williams, 85, of Lancaster, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012.

Mr. Williams was born in Trucksville, Pa. and married Joanne Ruth Kolb on Jan. 20, 1962.

Their marriage was later solemnized, on July 5, 1973, in the Ogden Utah Latter-day Saints Temple.

Mr. Williams was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Navy in the Philippines.

He was a union electrician and devoted convert and elder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Williams is survived by three sons, Bruce, Christopher and Jeffrey; a daughter, Diane Cox; a brother, Frederick; a sister, Margaret Kapperman-Hale; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, July 21, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with arrangements made by Charles Meyer Funeral Home.

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