Gary J. Williams, Sr.

June 29, 1941 – August 7, 2018
Place of Birth: 
Newark, New York
Place of Death: 
Rochester, New York
Newark, New York

Calling Hours

August 11, 2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Service Event Information

Funeral Service
August 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home


East Newark Cemetery Newark, New York


Gary J. Williams, Sr.

Newark—Gary J. Williams, Sr., 77, died on Monday (August 7, 2018) at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Friends may call from 1 to 4 PM on Saturday (August 11th) at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark where a funeral service will follow at 4 PM.  Burial will be in East Newark Cemetery.

Memorials, in his name, may be made to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1475 County House Road, Lyons, New York 14489.

Gary was born June 29, 1941 in Newark, the son of the late Joseph and Alice Calus Williams.  He was a graduate of Newark High School in 1959.  Gary served  active duty in the Army from 1963 till 1965 where he was an auto mechanic. He remained in the Army Reserves for over twenty more years.  He worked at AMSA 7 in Webster where he was also a auto mechanic.  At one time, he had been a volunteer with the Fairville Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Kathryn, his children Gary Jr. (Kristin) of St Cloud, FL, Kevin  of Newark, Terry Jo (William) Koeberle of Palmyra and John (Roberta) Mann of Newark; his grandchildren Amanda, Kayla, Elizabeth, Erin, Amanda, Caitlin, ten great grandchildren; a sister Sylvia Verkey and three nephews.




My condolonces to Gary's family and Military friends of the 98th Divison MUSARC.  He was a dedicated employee of AMSA #7 of which I had many years of friendship, from the 1970s to the 1990s when I was firstly the Division Deputy G-4 and in later years as Division G-4.

David A. Pupo COL (R) USA    Naples, Florida

Gary was a great guy.  I worked with him at the Army maintenance shop in Webster and in the Logistics section of the 98th Division Headquarters Army Reserves, a position he recommended me for.  I remember interviewing with the Major and all he said is "if Gary says your the guy, that's good enough for me!"  Gary was a great mentor to me and taught me much in both positions.  The guys at the maintenance shop called him Huck, he came to work with a thermos of coffee everymorning. I could tell a lot of stories about our travels for the Army and the kidding we did at the shop.

My wife and I are sad to hear of this news, Gary and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

God Bless

John and Donna Compitello

Kathryn, Terry, Bill, and kids,

So sorry to hear of this news. Our thoughts are with you during this time. May your memories bring you peace. 

John and Sharon Fulkrod

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