Lloyd "Tub" O. Williams, 71, of Miller Road, Harford, died Friday at his home after an illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Twila Potter Williams.
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Lloyd was a self-employed farmer in his early years, and then became a bartender at several local taverns, including the Lenox VFW Post 8488, the Moose Lodge 794, American Legion Post 86 and the Great Bend VFW Post 6223. He was also the proprietor of his own bar in New Milford, Tub's Place, as well as Tubby's Deli in Hop Bottom. Lloyd was a member of both the Lenox and Great Bend VFWs.
He enjoyed watching sports, playing pool, trivia and wine country trips. He took pride in both his home and lawn. Tub lived life to the fullest every day, and will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.
He is also survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Joanne Williams, Phoenix; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry and Ellen Williams Jr., Clifford Twp.; and Edward "Ted" and Mary Williams, Florida; a sister, Margaret Allen, Lenox Twp.; several nieces and nephews and two special friends, Tom Smith and Barb Darrow.
Lloyd was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Anna Butler Williams; four brothers, Howard, Wayne, Donald and Thomas (Bob) Williams; and a sister, Gaynella Williams.
A funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Hennessey's Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, by Eddy Arnold. Interment will be held at a later date at the Harford Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Hennessey's Funeral Home
747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, PA 18847
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 6, 2014