Charles T. Williams, 93

SOUTH PARIS — Charles Truman Williams, 93, of Norway, died on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 at the Maine Veterans’ Home.

He was born on July 26, 1920, in Pepperell, Mass., to Mable (Cook) and J. Orin Williams Jr. He attended Pepperell schools and was a graduate of Lowell Trade School.

Truman married Dorothy E. Brewer of Nashua, N.H. on Dec. 26, 1939. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943, later serving in the occupations forces with the 1st Calvary in Japan. He worked for Bemis Brothers Bag Co. and for many years and was employed as vice president of sales for Chandler Machine Co. of Ayer, Mass.

Truman loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. His special joy was his great-grandchildren. He was an excellent carpenter and built and renovated a number of houses.

He is survived by a daughter, Judith Haynes of Waterford; a son, Barry Williams, of Leominster, Mass.; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years in 2001; and his sister, Virginia Manning, of Pepperell and Mission, Texas.

Memorial Services were held Monday, Aug. 26, at 2 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, 205 Main Street, Norway. Arrangements are under the direction of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main Street, Oxford.

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