Edward H. Williams Jr.
Edward H. Williams Jr., 70, of New Holland, PA, passed into the arms of Jesus on July 18, 2016 after an 8 month battle with cancer.
He was born in Cecil County, MD, on Feb. 17, 1946, to Edward H. and Dorothy T. Williams. He is survived by his wife, Connie Schroll Williams. They celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary in Feb. 2016.
He will be missed by his children: Jeffrey Williams (Deanna), Elkton, MD, Michelle Dalton (Kevin), Rising Sun, MD, Amy Ingerson (Timothy), Colora, MD, R. Matthew Good (Katherine Robb), Ephrata, PA, Nicole Martin (Chadwick), New Holland, PA, and Charlotte Oswald (Bradley), New Holland, PA. He is known as Pop-pop to Samantha, Brittany, Paige, Jared, Cody, Taylor, Chloe, Emma, and Zoey. Also surviving are two brothers Parkes Williams, Elkton MD, Kevin Williams (Janice), Elkton MD, and two sisters, Connie Rogers, Elkton, MD, and Christine King (Darrel), Rising Sun, MD. His mother-in-law, Charlotte Daugherty, also survives.
Ed was raised on a dairy farm and graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1964. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps for four years. He was a member of Calvary Church where he served as an usher and had been active in LIFE Ministries. Until his death, he was employed by Regal Abstract, Lancaster, PA, as manager and settlement officer.
He is known for his dedication to his colleagues and clients, his sense of humor, and making a variety of flavors of homemade ice cream!
A viewing will be held at Calvary Church, 1051 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA, on Sunday evening, July 24, 2016 from 5-8pm. The funeral service will be held on Monday, July 25, 1:30 pm at Calvary Church, with a visitation beginning at 12 Noon. Interment will be at Evangelical United Methodist Church, New Holland, PA, with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ed’s name may be made to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster PA 17604.
To send the family online condolences, visit us at www.groffeckenroth.com.
Arrangements by GroffHigh Funeral Home, New Holland.