Boyd Philip Williams
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Hebron—Boyd Philip Williams, 92, of Hebron died of throat cancer on October 21, 2012 at his home. Born on a farm just outside the city limits of Salisbury, he was the son of the late Mary Elizabeth and Ernest E. Williams
A retired farmer, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1941-1945 and spent all four years after basic training aboard the U.S.S. Salamonie, a fleet tanker which sailed the Adriatic and East Mediterranean Seas and the Pacific Ocean as far west as China. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, Ruritan, Elks and was a faithful member of Trinity United Methodist Church for eighty-two years.
He was preceded in death by his wife Madelyn in 1994, his parents; brothers, Samuel, Marvin, and Elmer Williams; and sisters-in-law, Catherine Williams and Charlotte Matsen. His survivors include sisters-in-law Anna Williams and Mary Williams, both of Salisbury and Martha Barth of Silver Spring, MD; sister and brother-in-law, Georgia and Donald Mandich of West Palm Beach, FL; and brother-in-law Joseph Matsen of Bellevue, Washington. He is also survived by a very special friend Maryellen Hickman, and twelve nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 2PM at Bounds Funeral Home on East Main Street in Salisbury where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rev. William Kniceley will officiate. Interment will follow in Springhill Memory Gardens.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 112 High St., Salisbury, MD 21801 or Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box, 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.
Visit www.boundsfuneralhome.com to send letters of condolence.
Published in The Daily Times on October 24, 2012