Dennis M. Williams, 67, of Liberty Street, Jamestown, passed away Saturday evening Sept. 23, 2017, in his residence after a battle with cancer.
He was born in Greenville on July 5, 1950, a son of Elmer and Pearl (Weimert) Williams.
He was a 1968 graduate of Jamestown High School and in 1969 received his computer programming degree from Youngstown Technological Institute. On Aug. 29, 1974, in Reno, Nevada, Denny married the former Linda McCartney, who survives.
He attended Jamestown Presbyterian Church.
Denny served his country for six years in the U.S. Navy, RM 2nd class. Stationed in Hawaii as part of FOCCPAC operations, he was on the USS Enterprise and was part of the Vietnam Evacuation. He was a truck driver for 35 years and had worked for Nick Strimbu Inc. until his retirement in 2012. In 1998, he was named Driver of the Year.
Denny was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and a Little League coach and umpire. He was a commander of Jamestown VFW Post 5424 and a member of the Honor Guard.
He is survived by his wife, of Jamestown; a son, Wade Williams and his wife, Sarah, of Powhatan, Va.; a daughter, Wendy Eads and her husband, Jason, of Brentwood, Tenn.; and three grandchildren, Katelyn Williams, Garner Eads and Leia Eads.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three infant brothers.
The family would like to thank the VA Hospital Staff and Asera Care Hospice.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jamestown VFW Post 5424, Jamestown Auxiliary or AMVETS, P.O. Box 464 Jamestown, PA 16134 or Relay for Life, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Dennis M., 67, of Liberty Street, Jamestown.
Calling hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (9-27-17) in LOUTZENHISER-RANDALL FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown. Online guestbook and view a video tribute at www.loutzenhiserfuneralhome.com
Service: Funeral at 11 a.m. Thursday (9-28-17) in the funeral home, with the Rev. Paul Leone officiating. Jamestown Veterans Honor Guard Post 5424 will render military honors at the conclusion of the service.
Interment: Private in Parklawn Cemetery.
Published on September 26, 2017