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David Williams

September 16, 1931 — December 26, 2022

Lebanon/formerly Hillsboro

David M. Williams, age 91, formerly of Hillsboro Ohio, passed away Monday, December 26, 2022 at Otterbein Senior Life Community Center in Lebanon, OH.

He was born September 16, 1931 in Hillsboro, OH, son of the late Charles Addison Williams  and Ruth Mae (Reno) Williams.

David was a 1949 graduate of Hillsboro High School. He grew up on a farm and was engaged in farming in his early life. He served in the National Guard and the US Army. On May 10, 1952 David was united in marriage to Lois Anne (Snider) Williams. He retired from the Ohio Department of Highways after many years of service and was a real estate associate. David was a long time faithful member of the Hillsboro First United Methodist Church and Chancel Choir, serving the Lord and his church in numerous capacities down through many decades. He was a very devoted, loving, and beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved camping, swimming and walking the track at the YMCA, and many wonderful travels with his wife and his family.

Surviving is his wife, Lois Anne Williams, son, Wayne A. (Sue) Williams, daughter, Karen E. (Tony) Haley, 3 Grandchildren, Heather (Jen) Ziebol-Williams, Holli (Marvin) Abrinica, Karianne Marie (Chris) Percell; 8 Great-Grandchildren, Abigail Tackett, Joshua Tackett, William Tackett, Benjamin Tackett, Gabriel Tackett, Isabel Abrinica, Alexandria Abrinica and Jonah Percell. Also surviving is a brother, Phillip Williams, 4 sisters-in-law, Beverly Williams, Eleanor Williams, Shirley Williams, Rachelle Bricker, many nieces, nephews, & extended family & friends.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by an infant brother, Jack Williams, brothers, Charles, Eugene, Robert, Richard Williams and a sister, Karol D. Randle.

Private graveside services will be held at Hillsboro Cemetery, Thursday, December 29, 2022 with Rev. Derek Russell officiating. The Highland County Honor Guard will conduct full military honors.

The Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, Hillsboro, is serving the family.

Contributions in David's memory may be made to the Hillsboro 1st United Methodist Church Chancel Choir.  To sign the online guest book, go to edgingtonfuneralhomes

*****A memorial service will be held  11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Hillsboro Global Methodist Church, 133 E. Walnut St., to celebrate the life of David M. Williams. Following the service a luncheon will be served. The Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. www.edgingtonfuneralhomes.com

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