- Local Guide
Lloyd G. Williams, 96, Johnstown, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Arbutus Park Manor, Johnstown.
He was born Nov. 2, 1914, in Spangler, a son of George S. and Bertha (Breth) Williams.
Nov. 5, 1939, he married Lucille E. Worrell, who preceded him in death Nov. 24, 1994.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II in Southeast Asia Theatre.
Mr. Williams was a member of St. Davidâ€™s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Davidsville, as well as the Punxsutawney B.P.O. Elks No. 301, the American Legion and the VFW.
He was a retired employee of Canteen and was a photographer for the Frampton Studio and Jean White Studio.
Surviving relatives include a son, Branson Williams and wife Carole of Hollsopple; three grandchildren, Jennifer Speck, Diane Carpenter and Geoffrey Williams; and three great-grandchildren, Warren Speck, Wesley Speck and Alec Carpenter.
In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Williams was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Clair Williams; and three sisters, Edna Selfridge, Olivia Frycklund and Christine Palmer.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011, at the First English Lutheran Church in Punxsutawney, with Pastor Maureen Seifried officiating.
Interment will be at Lakelawn Memorial Park in Reynoldsville.