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November 27, 1930 - December 11, 2020
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Joe U. Williams, 90 of Lima, passed away December 11, 2020, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Joe was born November 27, 1930 in Lima to John F. and Opal (Miller) Williams, who preceded him in death. On April 1, 1951, he married Geraldine Louise “Gerry” Williams, who survives him in Lima.
Joe was a 1948 graduate of Lima Central High School and a proud United States Air Force Veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service for 32 years; he then worked at Don Johnson’s and Bank One. Joe attended Grace Baptist Church where he was a trustee and head usher; he was also a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Joe was an avid Detroit Tigers fan, he loved keeping busy in his yard and, most of all, he loved spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, Joe is survived by his children, Thomas G. Williams, Sharlene “Sherry” (Bernie) Horn and Janet (Kevin) Wierman, all of Lima; 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and his sister-in-law, Mary Lou Williams.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, John A. “Jack” Williams and his sister, Mildred Kanawl.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Joe’s funeral will now be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Grace Baptist Church with Pastor Matthew Oliver to officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.
Visitation will now be Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES – EASTSIDE CHAPEL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.