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Harlan W. Williams, Jr.

May 22, 1951 — April 29, 2022


Harlan W. Williams Jr., 70, was born on May 22, 1951, and went home to be with his Lord and Savior on April 29, 2022.

He was the son of Harlan Sr. and Sally Williams, both who preceded him in death.

He was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School, class of 1969, and he attended the United States Coast Guard Academy for two years. He worked at Jones and Laughlin Steel, Weathersfield Twp. Street Department, several different retail stores, and put in thirty years at General Motors where he worked in different areas such as paint department, trim, and as an ARO as well as many other positions.

He was a very active member in the churches he attended. Some of them are First Baptist Church of Howland, Hope Baptist Church in Girard, Central Baptist Church in Niles, and currently was a member at Orangeville Baptist in Sharpsville, PA. He was a Sunday School teacher, both a driver and a mechanic in the Bus Ministry, did building maintenance, and remodeling. He held offices of Deacon and Trustee, was a song leader, and filled the pulpit when needed.

He leaves his wife, the love of his life for over fifty years, Janet; 2 sons, Pastor Harley (Andrea) of Bristolville, and Richard (Melinda), currently in Wales, UK as missionaries; 9 grandchildren; his brother, Harold Doc (Sue) Williams of Hermitage, PA; and a sister, Paula Taylor of TX.

He will also be missed by many other family members and friends.

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Per his wishes there will be no public services.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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