Harry C. Williams
February 8, 1926 – February 16, 2021
Harry Charles Williams, passed away at Walnut Creek Alzheimer’s Care Center on February 16, 2021 at the age of 95. Born in 1926 to Harry and Mary (Herrold) Williams, he was an only child who grew up on the south side of Pittsburgh, PA. A graduate of Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, he enlisted in the Army and proudly served in the 142nd Infantry Regiment from 1944-1946 and was honorably discharged. He received two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star during his service.
He was a cost estimator for several different companies throughout the United States, spending his final working years at Keller Crescent Company in Evansville. A lifetime member of the American Legion Kapperman Post 44, Harry served on the E-Board of the Post and was financial officer and general manager of Post 44 baseball for many years as well as volunteering for many different duties as needed. He and his wife, Mae, enjoyed the people they met as they travelled with the team and hosted many games and tournaments in Newburgh.
Harry is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Mary “Mae” (Bohonak) Williams. His surviving family includes daughters Mary (Bill) Saxton and Diane (Tom) Braun of Newburgh; son, Mark (Crystal) Williams of Capac, Michigan; grandchildren Kristen (Bart) Bitter, Jason (Ashley) Saxton, Matt (Kelly) Braun, Adam Braun, Leah (Matt) McIntyre, Olivia Williams; great-grandchildren Madison Hicks, Cassius Bitter, Stone Bitter, Eliza Saxton, Emma Braun, Kate Braun, Olivia Braun and Sawyer Hahn.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 26, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home in Newburgh. There will be a 10:00 a.m. funeral mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on Saturday, February 27, officiated by Fr. Dusty Burns, followed by burial with military honors at St. John Church Cemetery in Newburgh. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org or to American Legion Kapperman Post 44 Baseball Team at 711 State Street, Newburgh Indiana 47630. Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.
Friday, February 26, 2021
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Harry C. Williams
February 26, 2021
Dear family, Joe and I are so sorry for your loss. I have so many wonderful memories of our families getting together. Our deepest condolences and love to all of you. Love Patti & Joe
Robert &Fran Johnson
February 25, 2021
Please except our deepest condolences dear family, remembering all the good times we shared . when you all visited us here in Hammond, thanks for the memories. Rest in peace , brother in law of mine.
February 23, 2021
The family would like to thank all the staff at Walnut Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Facility for their endless dedication, continued support, compassion and for showing a true interest and concern in taking care of our father. Also, thank you for the special memories of sharing holiday activities with him, especially Veteran's Day. We appreciate your diligence in protecting your residents this past year during COVID and being proactive early on.
We would also like to thank the loving staff of AsceraCare Hospice these past few months who helped us with all aspects of our father's care. Your care and compassion has been truly appreciated.