- 50 years of art: Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show set for July 30
- Police departments plan community events
- The ‘Great Eastern Wizard’ of the Park House hotel
- Manheim woodworker crafts bodies for Martin Guitar
- Siblings homeless after being separated 40 years
- Going, going, gone! Local beer events selling out quickly
- ‘American Idiot’ at EPAC
- Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!
- The fallout of 11 MC bomb threats
- Second Friday the 13th
Jake ‘Billy’ Williams, 66, Vietnam vet, member of Lititz AmVets, Legion, Armstrong retiree
Jake Williams, 66, of Lititz, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Lancaster Regional Medical Center.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Jake Martin and Leona Williams. Jake was the husband of Stacy (Beamesderfer) Williams with whom he celebrated 33 years of marriage.
A Vietnam veteran, Jake served in the United States Marine Corps. He worked as a mixer operator in the tile department with Armstrong World Industries for 27 years. He was a member of the AmVets, VFW and the American Legion. He enjoyed blues and country music, fishing, collecting coins and antiques, and motorcycles. He also was a fan of the 49ers football team. Jake loved his kids and spending time with his family. He also adored his dog, Max.
In addition to his wife: Stacy; Jake is survived by four daughters: Jessica Elliott, Crystal Williams Martzall, Alexis Williams-Hawk and Whitney Williams; a son: Phillip Williams; nine grandchildren; and a sister: Ruth Randolph.
Jake will be extremely missed, but never forgotten. “Once a Marine, Always a Marine” Semper Fi.
Services were held July 15 at Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home, Lititz. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
To send the family online condolences, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Arrangements by Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz.