George L. Williams, Jr. 92, of Butler, passed away on August 18, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospice Unit at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.
Born February 12, 1928 in Johnstown, PA, he was the son of George L. Williams, Sr. and Mary L. Phillips Williams
He worked as a first helper in the melt shop at Armco retiring in 1990. He was co-founder of Sportsman’s Supply Company with his brother Owen, owner of the Williams Trailer Court and Williams Asphalt Paving. He attended of the Middlesex Presbyterian Church. He was a veteran of WWII and served in Germany during Korea. He enjoyed playing the harmonica, playing cards, fishing and hunting.
Surviving are wife, Ruth A. Shaffer Williams, whom he married August 26, 1973, his son, Roger Williams of Miami, FL, two daughters, Melanie (Brad) Dietrich of Butler and Georgetta Williams of New Kensington, two step-daughters, Robin (Terry) Batykefer of Butler and Debbie (Dave) Schuster of Marion, OH, his sister, Linda Christopher and her three sons, JC, Chad and Jeff of Butler, 12 grandchildren, Greg Holder, Matthew (Megan) Kennedy, Kelly (Nathan) Johnston, Carly Williams , Justin Williams, Madeleine Dietrich, Lily Dietrich, Melissa (Kevin) Hill, and her three children, Aly, Jordyn and Ryker, Ryan Batykefer, Tara Batykefer, Brianna Batykefer, Katie (Ben) Driver, 11 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great granddaughter.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one son, Christopher Williams, one daughter, Shelly Holder, two brothers, Owen Williams and Leroy Williams and his brother-in-law James Christopher.
Friends will be received on Sunday, August 23, 2020, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg, PA.
Services will be held on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Kevin Bowen officiating.
Private interment will be held at Greenlawn Burial Estates.
The family would like to thank the staff at Good Samaritan Hospice and the staff at the Butler VA for the good care he received, the members of the Middlesex Presbyterian Church for their prayers, the McDonald’s crew and Rev. Kevin Bowen.
Memorial donations may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice 134 Marwood Road Cabot, PA 16023. www.foxfuneralhomeinc.com