Darla Kay Williams
1953-2024

Darla Kay Williams, 70, of Lakeview, OH, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2024, due to injuries sustained during the tornado that struck Lakeview.

Darla was born on November 18, 1953, in Lima, OH, the daughter of the late Harold and Eloise Harrod Williams. She is also preceded in death by a grandson, Devin Doty, a daughter-in-law, Ashley Doty, a niece, Vivia Justus, brothers, Gene (Jackie) Williams, Larry Williams, Robert Williams, sisters, Candyce Sue Harrod, Patty Jo Williams, and brother-in-law, Paul Linn.

Darla is survived by her daughter, Amy (Alan Kilbourne) Doty of New Carlisle, OH, a son, Chad Doty of Lakeview, six grandchildren, Kelsey Kay (Ron) Durbin, Dakota Doty, Bailee Magnuson, Jazmyne Doty, Jessica Savage, Kameron Doty, Bethany Kilbourne, and Erica Kilbourne, a great-grandchild, Addie Durbin, five siblings, Mary Neeley of Russells Point, OH, Ann Linn of Waynesfield, OH, Sharon (Randy) Packman of Russells Point, Bill (Charlotte) Williams of Wapakoneta, OH, and Glenn (Lana) Williams of Lima, OH, 15 nieces and nephews, and many great nieces and nephews.

Darla was a 1972 graduate of Indian Lake High School and earned her associate degree in social work from Clark State Community College. Darla retired from Siemens and worked as a social worker. She enjoyed being outdoors, loved plants, and most of all spending time with her family.

A celebration dinner will be held from 2-6 pm, Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Indian Lake Eagles’s Annex, 11443 Shawnee Path, Lakeview, OH. A lakeside memorial will be held later this summer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in Darla’s memory to ILDC, PO Box 103, Russells Point, OH 43348.

Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, OH. Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.