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Gerald Van Williams
(Christian Broadcasting Network)
Gerald Van “Willie” Williams, 86 of Harristown died at 1:02 pm. Thursday July 5, 2018
in Heritage Health Care Springfield, Illinois.
A funeral service to celebrate his life will be 11:00 am. Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Life
Foursquare Church (2954 West Ash Street Decatur, IL. 62526) with Pastor Mark Cooper
officiating. Visitation will be one hour before also at the church. Burial with Military
Honors by the Macon County Honor Guard will be in Harristown Cemetery. Memorials
may be made to the Christian Broadcast Network (977 Centerville Turnpike Virginia
Beach, Virginia 23463). Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the
Jerry was born in May of 1932 in Quincy, Illinois, son of Floyd and Ruth (Tapscott)
Williams. Gerald served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked for PPG
for twenty-none years retiring in 1994. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening
flowers and vegetables. Gerald loved to watch Christian Television and was a very
outspoken Christian and member of Life Foursquare Church.
Surviving are his wife Kathy M. Williams of Harristown, children, Patricia Ann (Kevin)
Hill of Rosemont, Minnesota, Bruce Edward (Tina) Williams of Latham, Illinois, Theresa
Maria Williams of Decatur, Alan Henry (Kelly) Williams of Decatur, Chris Leon Williams
of Tower Hill, Illinois, Stephen Thomas Williams of Cisco, Illinois, James Floyd (Jonna)
Williams of Decatur, sixteen grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Williams, mother and step father, Ruth and
James Wieher, first wife Margaret Williams, infant son, Gerrard Williams, four brothers,
Gaylan, Bennie, Jack and Fred Williams.
Gerald was a great husband, father and grandpa who loved the Lord and loved to tell
others about him.
Is. 54:17 No weapon formed against you shall prosper.
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