LimaKenneth Murray Williams, 75, of Crystal River, Fla., formerly of Lima, died March 31, 2012, under the loving care of his family.He was born on June 1, 1936, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, to Fay and Annie Williams, who preceded him in death. His loving wife, Marilyn Ruth Williams, survives in Crystal River, Fla.Mr. Williams was a Salvation Army officer, performing missionary service the United States, Hong Kong and Singapore for 30 years. He was a member of Lodge 124 Free & Accepted Masons, Auburn, N.Y. He and his wife moved to Crystal River, Fla., from Lima two years ago. He has now been promoted to glory.Survivors also include three children, Barbara Cure, of Philadelphia, Kenneth (Angie) Williams, of Hamilton, Ontario, and Janet (Mark) Taber, of Crystal River, Fla.; a son-in-law, Bill White, of Annapolis, Md.; eight grandchildren, Jon Erik (Jessica) Berkhoudt, of Herkimer, N.Y., Joshua (Christina) Berkhoudt, of Penn Yan, N.Y., Phillip (Julia) Williams, of Ontario, Heather Williams, of England, Bill White, of Annapolis, Md., and Matthew (Tory Donart) Brown, Melissa (Brandt) Miller and Micah (Katlin Schimph) Brown, all of Lima; three stepgrandchildren, Jared Taber and Abbey (Evan) Rutherford, both of Lima, and Adam Taber, serving in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan; and 15 great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by two sisters; three brothers; a daughter, Gloria Williams White, who died Aug. 7, 2009; and a granddaughter, Kelly Berkhoudt, who died Aug. 24, 1998.Memorial services will begin at 2 p.m. April 14 at the Salvation Army, Homosassa, Fla. Cremation has taken place.Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home & Crematory, Lecanto, Fla.
Kenneth Murray Williams