Melvin G. Williams

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Melvin G. Williams, 79, Greencastle, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on Dec. 25, 1939 in Reelsville to the late Chester and Thelma (Head) Williams.

Melvin graduated from Reelsville High School and went on to marry Rosemary Perkins on May 20, 1967.

In 1999 he retired from Olin Brass, previously Bridgeport Brass.

Melvin attended Carbon United Methodist Church.

Melvin loved spending time with his family, especially his grandbabies. In his free time he enjoyed farming, remodeling houses and in his younger days he loved to hunt raccoons and squirrels.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Chester, Donald and Thomas Williams, and his sister, Marilyn Joann Wools.

Survivors include wife Rosemary Williams of Greencastle; son Melvin G. (Roberta) Williams Jr. of Reelsville; daughters Billie Jo (Darin) Whitaker of Reelsville and Tina M. (Douglas) Spencer of Greencastle; grandchildren Melodie (Rob) Hammer, Kelsey Whitaker, Phillip Williams, Sierra Spencer, Levi Whitaker and Kyle Spencer; two great grandchildren, Blaze and Ellie Rose Hammer; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m.. Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil, with Pastor Jeff Bridgewater officiating and burial to follow at Calcutta Cemetery. The family will accept friends for visitation on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time service.

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