John L. Williams, 66


Williams visitation planned for Thursday

John L. Williams, 66, of Hawkeye, formerly of Oelwein, died suddenly at his home on Saturday evening, July 27, 2013.

No services are planned; inurnment will be held at a later date. 

However, visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein.

John Leo Williams was born Feb. 8, 1947, in Oelwein. He was the son of Rufus and Ella (Taylor) Williams.

In 1968, he graduated from Oelwein Community High School in Oelwein.  

On Dec. 21, 1979, John wed Julie Lynn Mott at the Methodist church in Hazleton. 

John was employed at Atwood in West Union for many years.  

He enjoyed fishing, watching the birds, and visiting with people.  

Preceding him in death were his parents; a daughter, Sarah Williams, in 1981; and two brothers, Jim Williams and Jerry Williams.

John is survived by his wife, Julie, of Hawkeye; a son, Dalton Williams, also of Hawkeye; a daughter, Abby Williams of La Porte City; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial fund has been established in John’s name.

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