2018-01-03 / Obituaries

Edward Williams

Edward Anthony Williams, 67 of Denver, passed away Friday, December 29, 2017, at Margaretville Hospital.

Edward was born September 20, 1950 in Huntington, the son of George and Elvira (Gaita) Williams. He married Leigh F. Kaestner on Dec 29 1974, in Hauppauge. Leigh passed away on March 27, 2008 and Ed passed away on their wedding anniversary almost 10 years later.

Ed enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served his country in the Vietnam war, where he received many honors and medals for his service. Over the years Ed worked as an auto mechanic, carpenter and landscaper. His love for classic cars, motorcycles, good food, the outdoors, family and friends provided lasting fond memories for most.

Ed was a happy grandfather, a dedicated father, a devoted husband, and loving uncle, sibling, and son. He was a man of honor and respect and was a true friend to many. He will truly be missed, as he touched the hearts of so many.

Ed is survived by his children, Melanie Warner and her husband, Jerry; Kelly Williams, and Edward Williams; grandchildren Olivia and LJ Warner; sister Corrine Brooks; brother Henry Williams. He was the brother-in-law to Jack Brooks, Lawrence and Patti McLafferty, and Robert and Nancy Shirley; he was the uncle to many, Cindy, John, Cathy, James, Rob, Ryan, Elizabeth, Alex, Megan and Julie; he was the greatuncle and cousin to many.

Calling hours will be Thursday, January 4, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, January 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 6 at St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Church, Grand Gorge, with the Rev. Michael Cambi, as celebrant. Burial will be in Bedell Cemetery, Fleischmanns., New York at a later date.

A reception will be held following the Mass.

Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.

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