Paul L. Williams, 68, of West Liberty, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, November 27, 2012.
He was born in Bellefontaine on March 8, 1944 to the late Thomas L. and Oma E. (Fender) Williams. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Samantha A. Williams; sisters, Doris Ann Schultz and Phyllis Irene Yoder; and a brother-in-law, Darrell Yoder.
On October 10, 1964 he married Leila N. Karg in Bellefontaine and she survives along with two daughters, Sheryl (Marcia Mason) Williams of Georgia and Stacey (Doug) Bleininger of Belle Center, two grandchildren, Heather and Dennis Bleininger; his aunt, Margaret Lockwood; and several cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.
After 30 years of service he retired from Navistar and then worked for E.W.H. Spectrum for 17 years. Paul graduated in 1962 from Logan Hills and was an avid bowler. He bowled in the Sunset League and was a HAM Radio Operator KD8GF. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren show at the Logan County Fair and The Ohio State Fair. Paul and his wife, Leila, loved riding the Harley, but they never knew where they would end up.
Rev. Bryan Meadows and Rev. Dick Rohrer will officiate at a 1:00 pm funeral service on Thursday, November 29th at the Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home in West Liberty where friends may call from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm prior to the service. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Special thanks to all the aides and nurses at Senior Independence Hospice. He will be sadly missed by everyone.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to: Senior Independence Hospice, 6520 Poe Ave., Dayton, OH 45414 or to the Ronald McDonald House, 711 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH 43205.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.