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Obituary: Willard 'Bill' Williams, Marine Veteran, Teamster

Williams died Saturday, Jan. 18.

Willard 'Bill' Williams. Photo credit: Dello Russo Funeral Home
Willard 'Bill' Williams. Photo credit: Dello Russo Funeral Home
The following is from Dello Russo Funeral Home.

Willard L. "Bill" Williams died Saturday, Jan. 18, in his home in Medford.

Born in Everett, he was the son of the late Seymour and Wenna (Sears) Williams. After serving in the Marine Corps during Korean War, Bill worked as a truck driver employed by Sanborns and APA. Bill was a proud member of Teamsters Local 25 for over 30 years.

Bill was the beloved husband of Joan (Webber) Williams and the devoted father of Dona Lee Williams of Deer Isle, Maine, Stephen P. Williams of Salem, N.H., Gary Williams and his wife Karen of Medford, Joni P. Matthews and her husband Alan of Windham, N.H., Kenneth J. Williams and his wife Lisa of Norwell and Gregory P. Williams and his wife Joyce of Belmont. He was the loving grandfather of Derek S. Williams and his wife Candy of Windham, N.H., James and Dana Lee Williams of Medford, Joshua, Jena, Jake and Jared Matthews of Windham, N.H., Anna, Lily and Connor Williams of Norwell and Fergus and Flannan Williams of Belmont.

A funeral will be held from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 9 a.m. followed by a service in Grace Episcopal Church, 160 High St., Medford at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Bill's name to VNA of Middlesex-East, 607 North Ave., Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880.

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