Gerald “Jerry” Williams
August 23, 1938 ‒ January 10, 2015
Gerald “Jerry” Williams, age 76 of Delaware, passed away Saturday morning January 10, 2015 at Kobacker House in Columbus.
He was born on August 23, 1938 in Delaware to the late Richard and Laura (Smart) Williams. He was a 1956 graduate of Linden McKinley High School and was a US Army Korean Veteran. He worked for Columbia Gas where he learned data processing and retired from the State of Ohio Department of Health in 1988 after 33 years in that field. He was a member of the Bellpoint United Methodist Church, Hidden Valley Golf Course, Green Acres Golf Course and Cape Coral Golf Course where held the club championship for two years.
Jerry was an avid golfer and played golf everyday. He enjoyed putting together jigsaw puzzles and playing cards. Jerry’s favorite pastimes were family gatherings and playing golf.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years: Phyllis (Wright) Williams and they were married April 14, 1957 in Columbus; son: Terry (Kelly) Williams of Delaware; nephew whom he raised: John (Laura) Wells of Ashley; grandchildren: Matthew (Brooke), Jeremiah (Alex) Williams, Johnny, Christian Wells; great grandchildren: Julianna, Owen, Kaylin, Ian, Parker Williams, Kandence, Jake Wells; brothers: Dick (Sandy) Williams, Harry (Sherrie) Williams; sister: Nola Wilcox; nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by brother: Reg Williams; sisters: Sandra Wells, Loretta Williams, Peggy Counts.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware where services will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. with Rev. Paul McCullough officiating. Interment will follow in the Oller Cemetery after which lunch will be served at the Bellpoint United Methodist Church, 4771 State Route 257 S., Delaware, Ohio 43015
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Williams family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com .