Thomas Edward Williams, 66, of Sinking Creek Road, Pembroke, departed this life Tuesday morning, April 9, 2013 at Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg after a long illness. Born in Giles County on November 4, 1946 he was a son of the late Isaac Edward and Laura Ann Elizabeth Williams of Hoges Chapel. Thomas was a gifted musician, a veteran of the U S Army, Viet Nam Era and had been employed as a stone mason. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Patricia Robertson and his brothers Richard Allen Williams and Gene Williams.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter Tonya Williams of Pembroke; his son Paul Williams of Craig County; his sisters Mardell Hilton of Blacksburg, Mary Helen Meredith of Pembroke, Drucilla Huffman of Pembroke, Barbara Gray of Pembroke, Betty Lou Southern of Pembroke and Bonnie Sue Hobbs of Pembroke; several nieces and nephews; and a very devoted friend Billy Joe Johnston.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in the Ed Williams Cemetery on Sinking Creek Road near Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.