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Obituaries: Alva Ray Williams


Alva Ray Williams
Port Washington
Alva Ray Williams, age 82, of Port Washington, died Friday, November 01,
2013 at Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia. He was born Friday, October 02, 1931 in Wheeling, WV to the late Nathan and Nancy (Calvert) Williams. Alva retired from Peabody Coal Company, was a member of the United Mine Workers, was a full time farmer, a 22 year 4-H advisor of the Buckhorn Buckeyes and a member of the Port Washington Veterans. In addition to spending time with his family, he loved tractor pulls, fishing and country gospel music. He proudly served his country as a Seabee in the U.S.
Navy, having served during the Korean Conflict. On October 4, 1951, he married the former Melva (Little) Williams, who survives. He is also survived by his daughters: Tammy Mahaffey of Port Washington and her companion, George Topovski; and Jeannie Rehard and her husband Bob of Newcomerstown, and his family; his grandchildren; Rusty Shull and Laken Danhke and her husband Nathan; a great grandchild Tanner Danhke; and his special son-in-law, Rich Stocker of Port Washington and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Waldene Kay Stocker, a granddaughter Alyssa Mae Shull and by his
14 brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 5 from 4 to 6 P.M. at the funeral home
Services will be held on Tuesday, November 5 at 6 P.M. at the Addy Funeral Home.
Burial will take place at a later date.
Addy Funeral Home - Newcomerstown

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