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Charles E. Williams, Jr.

Charles E. Williams, Jr.
  • November 24, 1921 - August 24, 2015
  • Maryville, Tennessee

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Charles Ellis Williams, Jr., died Monday, August 24, 2015 from Alzheimer's, at the age of 93. He was a devoted husband, a loving father, a World War II Navy Veteran, a lifelong Ham Radio operator (AA4WX), and a founding member of the Smoky Mountain Amateur Radio Club. He was also a private pilot and a fan of big band jazz. A professional Electrical Engineer, he was the founding engineer at WGAP radio and spent many years as a NASA contractor. He was a member of New Providence Presbyterian Church. Preceded in death by: Brother, John E. Williams. Survivors include: Wife of 67 years, Ruth Williams; Son, James W. Williams; Daughter, Charlotte Williams. Family and friends will assemble for graveside service and interment at 11:00 AM, Friday, August 28, 2015 at Grandview Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 PM, Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.