Luther Charles (Lou) Williams, 88, of the High Point community, passed away July 11, 2013, at his home.

Born in Elgin, August 23, 1925, he was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Juanita Williams.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having joined at the age of 16, serving from 1943-46. He also served as a fireman, and was a Plank member on the USS Lexington. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his sons: Rick Williams and wife, Cheryl, of Idaho, Randy Williams and wife, Judy, and Jeff Williams, all of Seattle, Wash.; daughters: Carolyn and husband, Dennis, of Seattle, Wash., Patricia and husband, Terry, of Hawaii, and Ryla and husband, Ralph, of Arizona; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; special friends, Ruth Blevins and family of Huntsville; sisters: Betty and Johnny Brewster of Burrville, Anita Keeton, Becky and Billy Carson of Helenwood, Loretta and Gene Payne of Ky., and Wanda Henry of Elgin; brothers: Larry and JoAnn of Tex., Phillip and Margie of Ky., David and Charlene of Cleveland, and Terry and Barbara of Elgin; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted July 13, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville with Bro. Gary Wilkinson officiating. Music was provided  by the Trinity Kids Choir. Interment followed at McCartt Cemetery with full military honors conducted by American Legion Post #136 of Oneida.

Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville had charge of arrangements.

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