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GREENVILLE - Gerald E. "Jerry" Williams, age 79, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 1:55 p.m. April 20, 2014, at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center Greenville, Ohio.

Jerry was born May 23, 1934, in Plain City, Ohio, and the son of the late Leland and Eleanor (Bishop) Williams.

He retired in 1989 following a 35-year career with American Aggregates Corporation where he held the position as safety director and Workers Comp administrator.

Jerry was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greenville, a 50-plus-year member of the Plain City Masonic Lodge, had been an active horseshoe pitcher and involved in bringing the World Horseshoe Tournament to Greenville several years ago. Also enjoyed playing golf and working outside in the garden.

He is survived by his wife, Roberta M. (Hobbs) Williams of Greenville. They were married June 27, 1964. Also by his brother Elwood Williams of Plain City and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Gerald Steele officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic Memorial Service held at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday by the Greenville Masonic Lodge. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County or Hospice of Darke County. Condolences for the family may be sent to

Published in The Daily Advocate from Apr. 21 to Apr. 22, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Zechar Bailey Funeral Home
1499 N Broadway PO Box 337 | Greenville, OH 45331 | (937) 548-4141
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