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George Thomas Williams

George Thomas Williams was born July 28,1935 in Lexington, KY. He went to be with the Lord on March 20,2022 at 86 years of age. He leaves behind the love of his life Jean Williams, daughter Valerie Sewell (Billy), daughter Vera Gilmer (Patrick), and granddaughter Anna Sewell. George graduated from Henry Clay High School in Lexington, KY. He joined the Navy after high school, serving as an engineer on the transport carrier Thuban at the end of the Korean War. Following his service in the Navy, he studied mechanical engineering at the University of Kentucky, earning both a BS and MS. It was during his time at UK that he met and married Jean, his wife of 63 years. He worked for IBM in Lexington, KY and Boulder, CO during a career spanning more than 30 years. He was a key technical contributor to many projects, including development of copier II, the correcting Selectric typewriter and toner for printers. He received several inventions awards during his career. George was an active member of many organizations over the years. He served as President of the Central Kentucky Knife Club for many years and his Kentucky themed knife collection won best in show numerous times. He was an active member of the American Legion and served as an honor guard member. George and Jean are active members of Starkey Road Baptist Church, Silver Saints Senior Program and Golden Heirs. Services are to be held at Veterans Funeral Care in Clearwater FL, Friday, March 25th. Visitation will be 10:00-11:00AM, with the service taking place from 11:00AM-12:00PM. Graveside services will be held at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Clearwater FL, at 1:00PM with military honors.

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  • Norm & Sharon Muhling says:

    We always enjoyed both seeing you at Silver Saints. May God greatly comfort you and may memories gladden your heart.
    Love, Norm & Sharon

  • Tells Taylor says:

    So sorry to hear about you husband passing!! Know he will be missed by all they knew George!!He has been a brave Man to serve our country!!He will be Missed By Family And Friends!!

  • Barbara swatland says:

    II am so very sorry to learn the George is with The Lord .
    I will be praying for you and family in this difficult time
    I will not be able to attend the service as I broke my knee and am in a brace. My daughter Nancy , you may have seen her around here lost her estranged husband Monday
    Am. I’ll pray for God’s perfect peace to be with you.
    Fondly. Your neighbor Barbara

  • Darlene Parsons says:

    I miss spending time with you two. Roy and I loved you both so much I can’t drive like i use to so i probably wont be there but know i am thinking and Praying for all your family. Love you all

  • D.H.Andrade says:

    My Deepest Sympathies, to you, Jean, and the Family. I’m going to miss him.

  • Bill Foley says:

    Condolences to everyone who loved Tom. He was a strong role model for me as I was growing up; my life is better for having known him. He will be missed. Love to all.

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