CHARLES F. "CHUCK" WILLIAMS
1920 ~ 2014
Charles F. Williams, 90, of Groton, NY, passed away January 6, 2014 at the Groton Nursing Facility. Mr. Williams was born July 5, 1923 in Newark Valley, NY, to Ralph and Hazel Williams (deceased).
Chuck lived in the Groton Area most of his life. Prior to becoming the general manager for the Finger Lakes Honey Co-op in Groton, he was employed at Smith Corona. Later, Chuck was general manager for Ryerson Motors in Cortland but eventually retired as service manager for Finnegan Volkswagen Sales in Syracuse.
Chuck after "retirement" he had been a long time bus driver for the Groton Central Schools. He and his late wife, Barbara, had also co-owned "Char-Bar" Antiques and Collectibles for many years. He enjoyed furniture restoration and refinishing, bowling, and golfing in his spare time.
Mr. Williams served in the European Theatre of WWII with the U.S. Army obtaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Surviving are his two sons, Jeffrey Williams (Randal) of Huntington, and Stephen Williams (Margie) of Locke.
Barbara (Bangs) Williams his wife of 67 years, passed away on September 10, 2013.
Besides his parents he had been predeceased by a sister, Grace Knapp.
Shurtleff Funeral Home
103 Lincoln Ave.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Between 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A brief Remembrance Service will follow calling hours.
In Chuck's memory, contributions may be made to any local SPCA.
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