GRAHAM - Mr. Vance Thomas Williams, 61, of 627 New St., Graham, died at his residence on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 following two years of declining health.
A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Louann Railton Williams, who survives and the son of Henry Everett Williams and Louise Copeland Williams, both deceased. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force and an avid Duke fan.
In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include a daughter, Kathleen Odum of Pleasant Garden; son, Matthew Williams and wife Kathryn of Graham; three sisters, Delcie Couch of Mebane, Wanda Williams of Snow Camp and Sarah W. Bowman of Burlington; and one grandchild, Chloe Williams.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Williams and granddaughter, Haylee Odum.
The funeral service will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Mike Shannon with the family receiving friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park. Other times, the family will be at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.