Forrest "Tad" Franklin Williams
May 23, 1930 – March 31, 2021
Forrest F. "Tad" Williams, 90 of Beckley passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Bowers Hospice House. He was born May 23, 1930, to Frank and Effie Williams. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by 2 sisters, Helen Totton and Dolly Swartz; 3 brothers, Randall Williams, Harvey Jarrell, and Paul Jarrell. Those left to cherish his memory includes his loving wife, Phyllis Williams; sister, Patty Withrow; 3 step-daughters, Glenna Lee (Eric), Cindy Canterbury and Debbie Foster; 5 step-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandchildren; a host of extended family and friends; and his special fur baby, Teddy. A private service for the family will be held at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations of sympathy be sent to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.
- Hospice of Southern West Virginia