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Karl Edward Williams

October 11, 1933 — February 1, 2021

Karl Edward Williams, 87, of Oak Hill, WV, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021, at his home.

Born 11 October 1933, in Johnstown, WV, he was the son of the late Famer A. Williams and Ressie D. Queen Williams.

Karl graduated from Roosevelt Wilson High School and went on to attend Potomac State College for two years before transferring to West Virginia University. He graduated from WVU with a Masters degree in Agriculture. Mr. Williams taught at Madison High School and later worked as a Soil Conservationist in Fayetteville, WV. Karl and his wife often grew beautiful, prize-winning flowers to show at the WV State Fair.

He was a US Army veteran, having served 2 years during the Korean Conflict era.

His wife of 54 years, Loretta Francis Law Williams preceded him in death on August 31, 2012.

Surviving are a brother, Clifford Williams; brother in law, Edison Law Jr.; four nephews; and one niece.

Graveside service and committal will be 1:00P PM Saturday, February 13, 2021 at the Johnstown United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lost Creek, WV with Pastor Shari Stilgenbauer officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make memorial contributions to the Johnstown Cemetery Fund, 4671 Johnstown Road, Lost Creek, WV 26385.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.
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