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Lee Winfield Williams

November 6, 1940 - July 17, 2021

Lt. Colonel (retired) Lee W. Williams, 80, of Forest, passed away on Saturday, July 17,2021 at his residence.  He was the husband of Diana Cooklis Williams.

Born in Pennsylvania on November 6, 1940, he was the son of the late Winfield Williams and Irene Inez Johnson Williams.

In addition to Diana, he is survived by his daughter Charis Aumann (Phil), sons Scott (Angelia) and Troy (Jennifer); Grandchildren Aimee, Adam, Lindsay, and Aubrey (Charis); Spencer and Conner (Troy); Great grandchildren Maica and Noemi (Lindsay), and Ezra and Liam (Aubrey).

Lee proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and retired after 20 years of service and served two tours in Vietnam.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors.

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home in Bedford at 3:00 p.m.

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I am so sorry for your loss! I am glad to have met Lee and got to know him. My prayers are with you through this time of grief. Love and hug to you all.

Posted by Hoan Evans on July 29, 2021

Diana, God Bless you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers

Posted by Robert Betts on July 29, 2021

SO SORRY FOR YOUR GREAT LOSS. MAY YOU EACH BE BLESSED WITH STRENGTH, PEACE, HOPE, FAITH AND LOVE. OUR PRAYERS, SYMPATHY AND LOVE

Posted by Calvin Plybon and Juanita C. Plybon on July 28, 2021

Sending our thoughts and prayers to Troy, Jennifer, the boys and family. Sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Williams. May God comfort you and give you strength during your time of sorrow.

Posted by Yvonne Lewis, Jonathan and Brandon on July 27, 2021

My heart felt condolences to Diana and the entire family. I have many good memories of Lee and it was an honor to know him. Sending my thoughts and prayers for strength and comfort to his family.

Posted by Kim Richards on July 27, 2021

My heart felt condolences to Diana and the entire family. I have many good memories of Lee and it was an honor to know him. Sending my thoughts and prayers for strength and comfort to his family.

Posted by Kim Richards on July 27, 2021

Deepest sympathies to Troy, Jennifer, boys and the entire family. So very sorry to read of Mr. Williams passing. May God give you His comfort and Peace.

Posted by Dianne Foster on July 27, 2021

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