Todd Shane Williams

JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. — Todd Shane Williams, 54, of Johnston City, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Vancouver, Washington.

He was born April 23, 1965, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, son of Gale Norman Williams and Barbara June (Dennis) Newcomb.

He is survived by his mother: Barbara J. Newcomb and husband Leonard of Centralia; three children: Joshua Williams and wife Ashley of Johnston City, Katie Barger and husband Jared of Crab Orchard, and Aimee Williams of Carbondale; six grandchildren: Abbi, Aurora, Conner, Sera, Nirvana, and Christopher; four brothers: Eric Williams and wife Carol of Missouri, Terry Williams and wife Lisa Marie of Idaho, Timothy Williams and wife Makala of Idaho, and Aaron Williams and wife Amanda of California; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father: Gale Norman Williams and son: Christopher Shane Williams.

Todd served in the United States Marines for 4 years and United States Army for 19 years. While in the United State Army he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. Todd enjoyed fishing.

Funeral services for Todd S. Williams will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia with Pastor Tim Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at South Hickory Hill Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Military Honor’s will be accorded at the gravesite by the Mt. Vernon American Legion Post Post 141.

Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Williams family.

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