Russell Allan Williams, 72, of McKeesport, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021. He was born December 12, 1948 in Washington and was the son of the late Wesley W. and Evelyn Mae (Reese) Williams. Russell was a member of the Boston United Methodist Church and was retired from Precision Kidd Steel. He was a US Navy Veteran serving in the Vietnam War. For his service he received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation. Russell loved cooking, gardening, restoring cars and being with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Pattie Jo (Fawcett) Williams, sons, Jason (Sara) Williams of Charleston, SC, and Jonathan Williams of Forward Township, grandchildren, Cole, Ian and Summer Williams, sister, Saunne (Harry) Whetsel of White Oak, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Daniel Williams. Friends are welcome Sunday, January 10, 2021 from 2-6 pm at Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director, Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 10 am. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, Inc., North Huntingdon. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published January 08, 2021.