WILLIAMS, Charles E., 87, of Leesburg, FL, formerly of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012, in the Leesburg Regional Medical Center.
Charles was born November 3, 1925 in Kenna, WV, son of the late Holly and Dovie Ray Williams.
Charles was a retired truck driver for Weir-Cove Moving and Storage in Weirton. He was Catholic by faith and a member of the Leesburg V.F.W. Charles was an awarded Navy veteran serving his country during World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Louise (Brehm) Williams in 1987; his son-in-law, James Hargrove; his grandson, Jimmie Hargrove; several brothers and sisters. Surviving are his two daughters, Patricia Hargrove of Leesburg, FL, and Brenda (James) Colabelli of Rayland, OH; his son, Ray (Betty Jo) Williams of Steubenville, OH; his brother, Delmar Williams; and his sister, Betty Bailey. Charles is also survived by two grandchildren, Jimmy Colabelli, and Melissa (Brent) Sobleski; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home Inc., 107 Hill St, in Smithfield, OH. Family and friends will gather on Wednesday morning at the funeral home at 10 a.m. followed by a graveside committal service at 11 a.m. at New Alexandria Cemetery. Msgr. John Kolesar will officiate the committal followed by Military Honors from the Piney Fork and Brilliant American Legion Posts.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be offered to the family on our website, www.jefosterfh.com