Charles J. Williams, age 90, of Lancaster, Ohio, passed away September 1, 2019 at The Pickering House, Lancaster, Ohio.
Charles was born February 28, 1929 in Jacksonville, Ohio to James Edward Williams and Lucille Wemmer Williams He was Mayor of Jacksonville for three terms; was a 9 gallon blood donor thru the Red Cross; member of the United Methodist Church in The Plains; worked for Buckingham Coal for 7 years; worked for the State Division of Parks at Burr Oak for 2 years; worked 10 years at McBee’s in Athens; Secretary-Treasurer for local # 269 for many years; Worked for Lawhead Press in Athens; worked for the Walter Moeller for Congress Campaign; very involved in politics, campaigned for president Kennedy and President Johnson.
Surviving are daughter Carol (Patrick) Dew of Lancaster; son-in-law Harold Nott of Lancaster; grandchildren Jessica Dew of Honolulu, Hawaii, James Dew of Lancaster, Elizabeth Clements of Nelsonville; great-grandchildren Sadie, Aiden, Mia ;sisters Ann Rodgers of Hilliard, Ruth (Dick) Reed of Canal Winchester; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law Mary Keith and Maxine Auer both of Glouster.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents; wife Wilma Jean Williams; daughter Sheila Nott; brother John Williams; brothers -in-law Richard Keith and Jim Auer.
Charles requested only a graveside service. The graveside service was held at 11 A.M., Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at West Union St. Cemetery in Athens with Pastor Mark Raddatz officiating.
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to FairHoPe Hospice 282 Sells Rd Lancaster, Ohio 43130