Thomas M. Williams

Thomas M. 'Si' Williams, 92, of Bardstown, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Colonial Health & Rehab.
He was born Jan. 9, 1920 in Maple Hill, Ky., was a graduate of Chaplin High School, Campbellsville College, Transylvania University with a BA degree, and U of K with a master's degree in education.ÊHe was a retired educator for Nelson County School system, an Army Veteran of WW II, a volunteer firefighter in Bardstown, the first house manager for Stephen Foster Story, recipient of Nelson County Alumni of the Year award, a member of Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, Nelson County Retired Teachers Association and Bardstown Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Grayson Williams; son, Thomas Grant 'Tom' 'Coach' Williams Sr.; and parents, Thomas Marshall Williams Sr. and Iva Williams.
He is survived by his daughter, Sara (Gary) Crume; daughter-in-law, Nancy Williams; five grandchildren, Carolyn Williams, Catherine Williams, Grant (Jennifer) Williams, Benjamin Crume, Brittany Crume and Isaac Crume; and two cousins, Lyda Lee Taylor and Jane Arnold, all of Bardstown.
His funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Bardstown Cemetery.Ê Pastor Freddy Riggs and Rev. Eddie Benton will officiate.
Memorial contributions may go to the donor's favorite charity.
Barlow Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Springfield Sun on Nov. 7, 2012