The Lebanon Reporter, June 16, 2011


Larry L. Williams 1937-2011


Mr. Larry Lee Williams, 73, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was born in Lebanon on June 26, 1937, the son of the now deceased Carl
Ormand and Marguerite (Shipley) Williams.

Mr. Williams was a resident of Lebanon most of his life except during periods
he spent in Michigan and Indianapolis. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1956. He served in the Indiana National Guard following school.

Mr. Williams was married to Judy M. Coons in Waugh, in 1960; they later
divorced.

As an employee of Detroit Diesel Allison Division of General Motors, Larry
worked in Indianapolis at Allison Gas Turbine for 32 years and eight months. He
retired on Sept. 1, 1992. In retirement, he served as a consultant for several
years.

Mr. Williams had a number of interests in addition to his children and
grandchildren. In the mornings he frequently enjoyed gathering with friends for
breakfast and conversation at the local Hardees Restaurant. He also had
developed an avid interest in his family ancestry. This interest extended into
the community, and he was active in working on projects with the Boone County
Historical Society.

He was a member of Lebanon Wesleyan Church and was formerly active in the
Lebanon Jaycees.

Survivors include two daughters, Christina L. Kiefer of Carmel and Tonya R.
(Michael) Hansen of Westfield; one brother, George O. Williams of Lebanon; one
sister, Jodell Maxwell of Lebanon; six grandchildren, Joey and John Kiefer of
Carmel and Jake, Michael, Emily and Will Hansen of Westfield.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Myers Mortuary,
1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 18, at Myers Chapel of Memories, with the Rev. Morris Jones
officiating. Interment will follow at the Old Union Cemetery in Boone
County.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Boone County Historical Society,
Post Office Box 141, Lebanon, IN 46052; or the Lebanon Wesleyan Church, 1004 S. Lebanon St., Lebanon, IN 46052.