Samuel Thomas Williams

1952 - 2021



Samuel Thomas Williams, 68, of Byesville, passed away Tuesday (April 6, 2021) at SEORMC.

He was born October 28, 1952 in Columbus, Ohio son of the late Thomas D. and Ellen E. (Gregg) Williams.

Sam retired from the Mahle Corporation after 34 years of service.  He was a 1971 graduate of Meadowbrook High School, a U.S. Army veteran.  He was a member of Masonic Lodge #654 Scottish Rite 32nd degree.  Sam was an avid Steelers and Ohio State fan, and enjoyed attending his grandson’s sporting events. He took great pride in the upkeep of his home, yard, and garage.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a grandson, Jorden Williams; in-laws, Bill and Jean (Archer) Oliver.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Dixie (Oliver) Williams whom he married June 8, 1974; one son, Sam (Stephanie) Williams of Cambridge; one sister, Sue Ellen (Bill) Gibson of Cambridge; four grandchildren, Hunter, Noah, Elizabeth and Paige; a great friend Paul Wineman.

Private graveside services will be held for the family, Pastor Jeff Eschbaugh officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.  Military services will be conducted by the Guernsey County Veterans Council.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or Deputies FOP lodge #136 K9 fund.

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April 8, 2021 9:23 AM

So sorry for your loss I remember growing up with Sam will miss him a lot Sharon welsh and Bruce Finch

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Joy C. Hannahs

April 12, 2021 6:47 PM

Dixie... hugs and love going out to you. So much heartbreak for you and your family.  If you need somebody to talk to you or just visit. I am here. Love you.

Betty Bell

April 10, 2021 8:49 AM

Cannot express my sympathy and sorry for your loss. Prayers to your family!

Tina and Brent Ball

April 9, 2021 4:59 PM

Lynn Warner

April 9, 2021 4:34 PM

So very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and praying for God to comfort you and your family.   

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