Eugene W. Williams

March 02, 1940 ‒ March 01, 2019

Bucyrus, Ohio

Eugene “Gene” W. Williams, 78, of Bucyrus passed away March 1, 2019 at Avita Bucyrus Hospital.

Born March 2, 1940 in Marion, he was the son of Eugene W. Williams, Sr. and Esther (Robbins) Williams.   He married Ruth N. (Cashell) Williams on November 24, 1989 and she survives.

Gene was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Crestline and was a self-employed electrician.  He was a life member of AMVETS 1979 in Galion.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Jeannine (Robert) Rucker of New Underwood, South Dakota, Guy Wayne (Tammy) Williams of Radnor and Eugene W. (Michel) Williams, III of Marengo; numerous stepchildren; 13 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and brother Michael (Sandra) Williams of LaRue.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sister Evelyn M. Sparks.

The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2019 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 6 p.m. Monday with pastor Diana Seaman officiating.

Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy and the Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Eugene Williams, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • Ruth and family,
    So sorry to hear about Gene. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. With sympathy and caring, Pat Everly

  • Dearest friend Ruth,
    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your whole family are very much in my prayers.

    With love and prayers for your peace and comfort,
    Betty Cocuzza

  • Ruth and family, We are so sorry to hear about the death of your husband. We are thinking of all of you. May he rest in peace.

  • Sorry to hear Gene . our thought and prayers goes out to the Williams family in these sad times.

  • Ruth and family, sorry for your loss. I’ll be forever grateful for knowing Gene and his infinite wisdom. God Bless

  • Ruth,
    Words cannot express our sadness. May the comfort of God help you through this difficult time.
    Remember you are loved !!!!!

  • May Gene’s course be set by fairwinds and ever following seas. He will never be forgotten.