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W. Luther Williams

September 4, 1919 — September 19, 2010

W. Luther Williams

W. LUTHER WILLIAMS, age 91, of Eaton, Ohio, died Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN. Born on September 4, 1919 in Campbellstown, Preble County, OH, he was the son of the late George & Della (Via) Williams. He retired in 1981 after 25 years at the Eaton Post Office. A 1939 graduate of Eaton High School, he served 5 years in the U.S.M.C. during W.W. II, member of AmVets, Eldorado, OH, VFW #8066, Eaton, OH, Life member of American Legion Post #215 and member of the Eaton United Church of Christ and Buckeye State Sherriff's Association.

Preceded in death by 6 Brothers and 7 Sisters.

Survived by his Wife of 65 years: L. Loree (Oler) Williams, whom he married on June 16, 1945 in San Francisco, CA; Daughters: Carol (Bill) Murphy, Eldorado, OH, Barbara (Dave) Ferriell, Eaton, OH, Peggy (Ron) Hayes, Eaton, OH, Judy (Marty) Donovan, Stafford, VA. Sisters: Doris Whaley, Eaton, OH. 7 Grandchildren: Marilyn (Gary) Gates, Jay Murphy, Teresa (Kirk) Glander, Donnie (Keri) Hayes, Matthew, Patrick & Katy Donovan. 5 Great Grandchildren: Cody & Trevor Gates, Tyler & Kole Glander, Callie Hayes. Numerous Nieces and Nephews.

Public Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 24, 2010 at Barnes Funeral Home – 220 East Main Street – Eaton, Ohio with Rev. Roger L. Stine officiating. Interment will be held in Preble Memory Gardens with Military honors provided by the Preble County Honor Guard. No public calling.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle, VA 22172 or Eaton United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 323, Eaton, OH 45320.

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