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William Williams

October 21, 1928 — December 1, 2017

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William E. “Bill” Williams, 89, passed away on Friday, December 01, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Born on October 21, 1928, he was the son of the late Matthew and Dorothy (Kroll) Williams.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Catherine “Katie” (Ault) Williams; brother Dr. R. Neil Williams; and sister Maryland Reed.

Bill was a graduate of the Beall High School Class of 1947 and was a member of the National Guard Reserves for 12 years.  He started working for the Operators and Engineers Local 37 in 1950 and retired in 1991.  He belonged to the Masonic Mountain Lodge 99 for 62 years and enjoyed spending time with family, friends and sharing coffee and stories at the Frostburg McDonalds.  Mr. Williams was a lifetime member of the Welsh Baptist Church in Frostburg.

Surviving are his daughter, Elyse Albright and husband Carl; son, William “Billy” Williams and wife Janna; grandchildren, Natalie Long and husband Justin, Lacey Williams and Kirk Williams; great-grandson, Talon Long; brother, Dr. Lowell Williams and wife Pat; sisters-in-law, Rosalee Knippenberg and husband Charles, Sandy Auvil and Wilma Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, MD, on Monday, December 4, 2017, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 11 am, with Dr. Earl Williams officiating.

Interment will follow in Frostburg Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations, in Bill’s name, be made to Rosenbaum Family House, 30 Family House Drive, P.O Box 8228, Morgantown, WV 26506.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Rosembaum Family House
P.O. 8228, Morgantown WV 26506



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