ARCANUM - Lewis Williams, age 86, of Arcanum died March 3, 2013, after a brief illness.
He was born on March 8, 1926, in San Francisco, Calif., to the late William and Edith Williams.
He served as a staff sergeant in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was well-known in Arcanum as the retired owner of Lew Williams Printing. He was a past commander of the Edward Sigerfoos Post of the American Legion, a former Lions Club member, a past grand marshal of the Arcanum Old Fashion Days parade and a member of Family of God Ministries in Arcanum. He enjoyed photography, fishing, boating, golf and watching old movies.
He is survived by his wife, Eva, of Arcanum, whom he married Oct. 23, 1953, in Columbus, Ohio. Children, Ken (Debbie) of Huber Heights; Kathy (Randy) Crowe of Greens Fork, Ind.; Karen (Paul) Shuttleworth of Arcanum; Art of Kettering; Ben (Debbie) of West Milton; Carol (Jody) Thomas of Cheektowaga, N.Y.; Doug of Arcanum, grandchildren Mary, Zach, Ken, Travis, Brandon, Josh, Randy, Chris, Patrick, Jennifer, great-grandchildren Hailie, Malachi, Andrew, Sister Dee (Stan) Ink, Brother Guy (Linda) Williams, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Anne-Marie Dunn.
Friends may call on Lew's birthday, Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum. A private family service will be held Saturday with Rev. Joe LeMaster officiating. Burial will follow in Ithaca Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Arcanum Fire Company or Arcanum Community Rescue. Condolences may be sent to KreitzerFuneralHomeInc.com.