David L. Williams
David L. Williams
LONDONDERRY ó David Lester Williams passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013, at his lifelong residence in Londonderry, Vt.
David was born in Londonderry, Vt., on June 8, 1937, the son of Cressy and Jessie Williams. He attended Leland and Gray High School. He was a member of the National Guard.
David married Jane Rachel Foster on Nov. 14, 1959, in Weston, Vt. They were married for 54 years. He retired from Stratton Mountain Ski Resort as a lift mechanic after 42 years of service. He also served as cemetery commissioner at Riverside Cemetery in Londonderry, Vt.
David is survived by his wife, Jane (Foster) Williams; his son, Donald Williams and his wife Robin of Cuttingsville, Vt.; his son, Larry Williams and his wife Karen of Wallingford, Vt.; his daughter, Catherine Neronski and her husband Craig of Springfield, Vt.; grandchildren, Jason, Lindsey, Melissa and Makayla.
His siblings include his brother, Albert Williams and his wife Mary of Andover, Vt.; his sister, Arlene Shattuck of Hampton, N.Y.; his brother, Arnold Williams of Rutland, Vt.; his sister, Marie Hart and her husband Donald Hart of Weston, Vt.; his sister, Elise Harrington and her husband Keith Harrington of Ticonderoga, N.Y.
He was predeceased by his parents, Cressy and Jessie Williams, and three brothers, Robert Williams, Charles Williams and Roger Williams.
David enjoyed his 1935 Ford, his 1956 Ford, car shows, bluegrass, NASCAR, snowmobiling and his ATV four-wheeler.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 35 Depot St., Chester. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church Londonderry with the Rev. Laurie Kroos, pastor, officiating.
Graveside committal services and burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Londonderry.
Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad. PO Box 911, Londonderry, VT 05148.