Lavern Lewis Williams, 57, of LeRoy, died Saturday (June 18, 2011) at United Memorial Medical Center after a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Pavilion.
He was born in Batavia on August 22, 1953, a son of Stella Kowva Williams of Clarendon and the late Lavern L. Williams. Mr. Williams was a retiree of Graham Manufacturing in Batavia and had formerly worked for Orcon Industries in LeRoy.
He served in tour in Okinawa while with the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1973 achieving the rank of Spec. 4. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the Vaness-Strollo Post 1602 VFW. Doing yard work, hunting, fishing, auto repair and being with his four dogs were his enjoyment.
Surviving besides his mother is his wife of over 29 years, Janet Mikolajczyk Williams whom he married on June 27, 1981. Two sisters, Kathy (Paul) Carpenter and Lodema (Daniel) Jones all of Clarendon. Two brothers, Richard Williams and James (Missy) Palmer all of Clarendon. Sisters in law, Gail Gerritz Petrucelli and Kathy Mikolajczyk both of Batavia. Several nieces, nephews great nieces and nephews also survive.
He was the step son of the late Burton Palmer.
Visitation will be Thursday from 2 - 7 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA. Services will be Friday at Noon with full military honors.
Memorials may be made to Mercy Flight, Disabled American Veterans or Pavilion Ambulance.
Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATVIA. RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.