NEW LISBON — Howard G. Williams, 87, of New Lisbon, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta.
He was born July 11, 1913, in Kent, the son of John H. and Bonnie Belle (Whitlock) Williams.
He was married to Mabel Booth in Carmel some 68 years ago.
He had been a resident of New Lisbon for the past 25 years and had formerly lived in Stormville and Peeksville.
Before his retirement he had been the park superintendent at the FDR State Park in Peeksville.
He served his country during World War II in the United States Army serving in France and earning the European Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
He was a member of the V.F.W. of Oneonta.
Howard is survived by his wife, Mabel K. Williams; a son, John H. Williams of Cold Spring; a sister, Hazel Williams Lopez of Spring Hill, Fla.; three brothers, Joseph Williams of New Milford, Conn., James Williams of Bedford and Neal Williams of New Lisbon; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris, with the Rev. J. Mark Norlund, pastor of the Morris Baptist Church, officiating.
There will be no calling hours and the family requests no flowers due to health reasons.
Burial will be in the Hillington Cemetery in Morris.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on Sept. 22, 2000.