Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home

186 Park Ave, Coshocton, OH


Roy Monroe Williamson

April 6, 1942September 28, 2019

Roy Monroe Williamson, age 77, of West Lafayette, passed away, Saturday, September 28, 2019 in his home.

He was born on April 6, 1942 in Guyan, WV to the late Garland and Lona (Marcum) Williamson. On April 2, 1967, he married Barbara (Gress) Williamson, who survives. Roy was a machinist at Yankee Wire Cloth Products, and a proud veteran of the US Marine Corp, having served two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of the West Lafayette United Methodist Church and a past Exalted Ruler of the Elk’s. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his free time. Roy’s family was his life; he loved his wife, sons and grandchildren. He had a beloved dog named Buddy that was his sidekick.

Along with his wife, Roy is survived by his sons, Roy Matthew (Kerrie) Williamson of Painesville and Brian Michael (Lisa) Williamson of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Michaella Lynn, Melissa Lynn, Joan Renee, Joshua Matthew, Brian Mitchell and Holden Monroe; siblings, Billie (Bonnie) Williamson, James Williamson and Helen (Virgil) Perry; sisters-in-law, Charlene Williamson and Margie Williamson; along with several nieces and nephews. Roy is preceded in death by his siblings, Garland Williamson Jr., Glenn Williamson and Juanita Evans.

Calling hours will be held at the Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm and one hour prior to the memorial service. Military Honors will be conducted by the Coshocton County Veterans Honor Guard at 6:45pm. The memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11am with Pastor Matt Anderson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University hospital, West Lafayette United Methodist Church and the Coshocton Animal Shelter.


  • Calling Hours Tuesday, October 1, 2019
  • Calling Hours Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, October 2, 2019


Roy Monroe Williamson

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Mike Conrad

October 1, 2019

Prayers To the whole family...you are in my thoughts and prayers

Patti Rohr

October 1, 2019

Dearest Barb and Family ~
You are forever in my heart and prayers! My heartfelt sympathy on the passing of Roy. I know you had a great marriage and loved him so much. I share your sadness at this very difficult time. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Keep your memories close! Thinking of you!

Jean and Danny McVay

September 30, 2019

Barb and family,
We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. If we can do anything at all to help during this time, please let us know. We consider ourselves very lucky to hold you both in our hearts and count you as friends. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
Love to you all now in your sorrow.

Sara Cowan

September 30, 2019

Prayers for Barbara and the whole family. Thinking of you during this time.

Brian Crilow

September 29, 2019

Prayers for Barb and family on the loss of your loving husband and father.