John Milton Williams, 94, of South Shore, KY, died peacefully on Sunday, November 19, 2017, in Cartersville, GA.
He was born April 21, 1923, at Smith Branch in Greenup County, KY, a son of the late Wylie Jack Williams and Sarah Craycraft Williams.
He was also preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Helen Boyles Williams; a daughter, Linda Williams; five brothers and three sisters.
He joined the US Navy in 1941 and proudly served in WWII until 1946 in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. He worked for Williams Shoe Co. in Portsmouth, OH, and retired from the Ford Motor Company in Livonia, MI, after more than 25 years of service.
John is survived by four children, Judith Rohland, Rena Buda, Charles Williams and Richard Williams; one brother, Frank Williams; 11 grandchildren; and a very large, loving family.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Morton Funeral Home in South Shore with Gary Newman officiating. Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery in South Shore with military graveside rites by James Dickey American Legion Post 23 of Portsmouth, OH.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate John Williams's life.
Condolences may be expressed at mortonfh.com.
Published on November 21, 2017