|Birth: ||Jul. 26, 1939|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2013|
Williams, William ‘Bill', age 73, of Tulsa, OK passed away Monday, February 18, 2013. Bill was born July 26, 1939 in Bedford, PA. He was raised by his parents in Pennsylvania and upon graduating from high school entered into the U.S. Army. Bill served as a Medical Corpsman in the U.S. Army earning his Parachutist's Badge before receiving an Honorable discharge. Bill was an avid John Wayne enthusiast and enjoyed talking to anyone about his ‘hero'. He was a dedicated, long-distance truck driver for several companies. The Anderson Trucking/Lone Star Management was his latest employer.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Kathryn Urice and Donald & Margeret Williams of Pennsylvania; a daughter, Candy Williams-Young and a grand-daughter, Jessica Connor. He is survived by his wife of almost 25 years, Starr Williams of Tulsa, OK. A daughter, Margaret ‘Peg' Beegle and husband, Eric of Clearville, PA. A son, Steven Hilton and wife, Angie of Bedford, PA and step-children, Kristie Watkins and husband, David of Simms, TX & Kenneth Peek and wife, Kim of Texarkana, TX; 2 sisters, Beverly Brown of Fishertown, PA and Alice Urice of Colorado along with 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, a host of other family members and lots of friends who were as close as family.
Honorary Pall bearers: Tom Harwell, Larry Treat, Dwayne Pebworth, Shawn Treat, Scott Frazier, Ray Daugherty and Jack Smith. Military Honors will be presented by SGM Terry New Jr. and SGT Tyler Casey of the U.S. Army.
Memorial Service to be held at Add'Vantage Funeral & Cremation Service Chapel at 9761 East 31st St., Tulsa, OK at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Rev. Walt Copenhaver will be presiding over the services. Interment to be decided upon at a later date by the family.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Ashes given to his wife, Starr Williams who will make a decision for interment at a later date.
May 7, 2013, Bill's ashes were laid to rest at Fort Gibson National Cemetery.
Note: SGM Terry New Jr is the brother of Starr Williams and SGT Tyler Casey is the husband of Jillian Casey who is Starr Williams cousin.
Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Created by: Rozie Waldron
Record added: Feb 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105582800
Thank you for loving my cousin. Rest in peace.|
Added: Feb. 20, 2013