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Harry Williams Jr

October 6, 1931 October 17, 2017
Harry Williams Jr
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Obituary for Harry Williams Jr

Harry Williams Jr., 86, of Mount Carmel, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Wabash General Hospital surrounded by the love of his family.  He was born October 6, 1931 in Fairfield, IL, the son of Harry Sr. and Anna Elizabeth Williams. Harry married Frances Hutton on June 2, 1972 and together they have enjoyed forty five years of marriage.   Harry faithfully served his country in the United States Army.  He served in the Korean War in 1951 and 1952.  Harry was employed for twenty nine years by Norfolk Southern Railroad in the maintenance department.  He was an avid reader and he loved to garden.  Harry was a member of the VFW and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where he served as President of the Church for eight - plus years.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.   Harry will be remembered by his wife, Frances; children, Diana (Mike) Grisham of Mount Carmel, Elizabeth (Nathan) Litherland of Evansville, IN, Judy (Lloyd Wood) Williams of Mount Carmel, Brian Williams of Princeton, IN, Barbara (Pat) Curtis of Bellmont, IL, Dennis Williams of Tennessee, Debbie (Deke) Seibert of Iowa, Carolyn Sue Estes of Carbondale, IL, Barry Scott ( Cheryl) Williams of Eagle Mountain, UT, Wesley (Lucy) Williams of Princeton, IN, Mike Williams of Albion, IL; thirty one grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and sister, Neva Koontz. Harry was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Guy, Tom, Roy, and Ray Williams. Family and friends are invited to gather from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 20, 2017 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view Harry’s tribute wall, leave condolences and purchase flowers for the Williams family, please visit www.KeepesFuneralHome.com.

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Visitation

Thursday

19

Oct

6:00 PM 10/19/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/19/2017 8:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

20

Oct

10:00 AM 10/20/2017 10:00:00 AM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Highland Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

college drive
Mount Carmel, il 62863

college drive Mount Carmel 62863 il
United States
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