Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

March 19, 2013

Malcolm Ward Williams


The Morehead News

03/19/13 — Mr. Malcolm Ward Williams, 76, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, formerly of Grahn, passed away Friday morning, March 15, 2013, in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio, after an extended illness.

He was born Feb. 4, 1937, in Grahn, where he was known as "Butch Phillips," a son of the late Edd Williams and Mary Maude Phillips Victor.

Malcolm was of the Christian faith. After leaving school he proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Malcolm worked for Spring Hill Nursery in Tipp City, Ohio, until he returned to Grahn to make his home. While living in Grahn he worked at the Pallet Mill until he became disabled. Malcolm was an asset to his community and he was generous, loving and kind to all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Mike Campbell and Mark Williams.

Malcolm is survived by one son, Lee Williams of Tipp City, Ohio; two daughters, Gayle Williams and Kathy Williams, both of Tipp City, Ohio; two grandchildren; one great grandchild; and two aunts, Louise Walker of Olive Hill and Beatrice Bayless of Fayetteville, N.C. He also leaves a host of cousins, relatives and friends who will greatly miss him.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at Oney-Henderson Funeral Home in Olive Hill with Brother Norman Carrico officiating. Burial will follow in the Newell Cemetery in Grahn with full military rites conducted by the Olive Hill American Legion Post No. 138.

Friends may visit from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, and until the service hour Monday at Oney-Henderson Funeral Home, 145 Gearhart Street, Olive Hill, KY 41164.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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