Everett "Jack" Williams 87, of Montour passed away on May 18, 2014 at Premier Estates of Toledo. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Living Faith United Methodist Church in Montour with Pastor Brian Oliver officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery in Montour. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 5-7 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.
Everett was born on March 1, 1927, in Sidney, Iowa, the son of Everett Raymond and Edna (Jenkins) Williams.
Everett served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II from September 21, 1945 to December 18, 1946.
Everett 'Jack' Williams
On January 5, 1947, he was united in marriage to Mildred Downs in Lawrence, Kansas. Jack was previously a receiving and shipping manager for Montgomery Wards. He was a member of Living Faith United Methodist Church in Montour and the Tama American Legion. Jack was a former member and Fire Chief of the Montour Fire Department and a Boy Scout leader. He was in a bowling league, coached little league baseball and was the sponsor and manager of fast pitch softball in Marshalltown. In his spare time he enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, camping and bowling.
Survivors include his wife of sixty seven years, Mildred; his children, Phillip Dean (Margaret) Williams of Toledo, Craig Everett (Charolotte) Williams of Montour, Scott Lee (Barbara) Williams of Hoquiam, WA and Kile Francis (Lois) Williams of Carpentersville, IL; seven grandchildren, Teresa, Missy, Toby, Christine, Angie, Amy and Abby; nineteen great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; his siblings, Ted (Meredith) Williams of Marshalltown and Joyce Lacey of Des Moines; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Stanley: two brothers, Frank and Richard Williams; one sister, Margy (Eric) Brasch; a brother-in-law, Dick Lacey; and one niece, Kathy Gray.
A memorial fund has been established.