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John Williams

February 10, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

WILLIAMS, John Raymond "Ray," 72, of Wintersville, Ohio, passed away at his home on Thursday Feb. 7, 2013.

Ray was born Aug. 17, 1940, in Steubenville, son of the late Charles Blackburn and Bernice Louise Sims Williams.

Ray retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. in 1998 after 40 years of employment, working on the railroad crew. He was a member of the Steubenville Bible Study and a member of the 12-Step Program.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Thomas Williams.

Surviving are his children, Barbara (Greg) Barto of Toronto, Gregg Williams of Winston-Salem N.C. and Joan Blackwell of Lewisville, N.C. His sister Linda (Jim) Crane of Wintersville and five grandchildren.

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday from 4-7 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home, 701 Findley St. Toronto, Ohio. Burial will be at the convenience of his family in Ft. Steuben Burial Estates in Wintersville. Memorial donations may be made to: The Alzheimer Association, 3695B Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite 301, Canfield, Ohio 44406

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