Bernard “Bill” Williams

Bernard “Bill” Williams, 79, of Parkersburg, passed away July 1, 2014.

He was born May 25, 1935, to the late James Carl Williams and Amy Otha (Tingler) Williams.

He served in the U.S. Air Force and later retired after 33 years as an operator at DuPont. He was a member of the South Parkersburg Baptist Church where he was on their Property Management Team.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sharon Anderson Williams of Parkersburg; children, Allen (Kelley) Williams, Tony (Ronda) Williams and Anita (David) Starling, all of Hampton, Va.; eight grandchildren, Jason Williams, Jared Williams, Amanda Williams, Andrew Williams, Ryan Starling, Wesley Starling, Brett Starling and Quinn Starling; two great-granddaughters, Emma and Addie Williams; one great-grandson, Barrett Williams; two brothers, Gayford (Glenna) Williams and Roydice (Sue) Williams; sister, Erma (Arthur) Yost; sister-in-law, Violet Williams; and several nieces and nephews. Also preceding him in death is one sister, Freda Perdue; and one brother, Wilford Williams.

Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at South Parkersburg Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at South Parkersburg Baptist Church, with Pastor Joe Busch and Dr. Lloyd Hamblin officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to South Parkersburg Baptist Church, 1655 Blizzard Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26101.

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Bernard “Bill” Williams

Bernard “Bill” Williams, 79, of Parkersburg, passed away July 1, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center.

Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.