Ronald J. Williams, son of the late Harry and Eleanor McAndrew Williams, died Friday, December 4th at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. Ronald grew up on East Mountain and later resided in South Scranton. He was a graduate of Central High School, Class of 1972, and went on to become a self-employed plumber for many years. Those who knew Ron well know that he took pride in his work. Ronnie was a quiet and reserved man who still had a few pleasures in life and tales to tell. In his active years, Ronnie enjoyed ice hockey, bowling, billiards and a two-year hitchhiking hiatus to California.
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Later on, Ronnie’s hobbies would include gardening, golf and being outdoors. He is survived by his wife Sandra (Lewis) Williams, Scranton and his sons Timothy Williams, Raleigh, North Carolina; Kevin Williams, Scranton and step-son Michael Daily, Scranton.
Also surviving are brothers Richard Williams and companion Mary Ann Owens, Walter Williams and wife Beverly, Tucker Williams and wife Barbara; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister Mary Ellen; brother Robert Williams.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the staff at Scranton Manor for caring for Ron in his final years. As such, in lieu of flowers, the family urges those who knew and loved Ron to give back to local nursing homes and assisted living facilities in any way possible.
Private funeral arrangements and interment in Fairview Memorial Park will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Arrangements and on-site cremation are under the care and direction of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.