Blaine M. Williams
Blaine M. Williams, 89, an electrician with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, died Jan. 4 at his home in Arlington County of complications from coronary artery disease and diabetes.
His widow’s cousin, Keith Dotson, confirmed the death.
Blaine McKinley Williams was born in Asheville, N.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia.
During World War II, he served in the Navy in the Pacific. He then began working for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, where he retired in the late 1970s after 31 years of service.
He was a Mason and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels, and he was active in his church, Fort Myer Memorial Chapel.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Minnie Dotson Williams of Arlington; and two brothers, Hobart Williams of Arlington and Donald Williams of Woodstock.