You are not forgotten, Dad; Nor will you ever be, As long as life and memory last; We will remember thee. We miss you now, our hearts are sore. As time goes by we’ll miss you more.
Your loving smile, your gentle face; no one can fill your vacant place.
Milburn Ted Williams, age 67, of Johnson City, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the James H. Quillen Veterans Administration following a brief illness.
A native of Johnson City, he was a son of the late Joe and Beulah Williams. Mr. Williams was a Vietnam U.S Army Veteran, and was a truck driver. He was a member of McKinley Bible Church. He was truly loved by and will be greatly missed. In addition to his parents, Mr. Williams is preceded in death by four brothers, Joe, Billy, Stanley and Tommy Williams.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Williams, Johnson City; three sons, Ricky Williams and wife Cheryl, Gray, Eddie Williams, and Jack Williams, both of Johnson City; two grandsons, Christopher Lichtenstine, Gray, Marshall Williams, Stoney Creek, TN; sister, Gertrude Calloway, Johnson City; nephew, Kevin Williams, Elizabethton; two nieces, Jennifer Williams and Carrie Williams, both of Johnson City.
The funeral service for Mr. Williams will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with Rev. Lenny Smith officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 12:00 noon until 1:00 P.M. in the East Parlor of the funeral home. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Mountain Home National Cemetery with military honors provided by the V.F.W Boone Dam Post and members of the Army National Guard. Active pallbearers will be Christopher Lichtenstine, Marshall Williams, and Kevin Williams.
Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.appfh.net.
Appalachian Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 800 E. Watauga Ave., is serving the Williams Family. (423) 928-6111.