He was beforehand married to Barbara Root for sixteen years before he married Bettye. He is survived by his youngsters Tammy L. Leigh, John F. Harding, Jr., Kevin Patrick Harding, all of Decatur, IL; and 4 grandchildren. He was reunited in Heaven along with his father, wife, brother David Lee Williams, and infant twins Lynn and Lenett.
Barbara is survived by her companion, Rita Fernando, a brother Bill Boyer and two nephews. Other special friends included Esther Peirce, Dr. Ron Adelman and the members of the Scherbel/Flynn family, who shared the last 12 extraordinary years with Barbara and Rita. Because Barbara was a fixture in the neighborhood, it’s impossible to capture the names of the many shut associates who are affected by Barbara’s passing. Barbara’s courage, grace and brilliance have been admired by tons of of friends and colleagues.
Although this severely limited her activity and made daily perform challenging, Barbara by no means gave up. She and her life-long pal and supportive companion, Rita Fernando, traveled the world and were energetic in social and charitable activities all through Hancock, ME. While at MDIBL, Barbara was instrumental in promoting the lab’s reputation as a world renowned biomedical analysis facility and its transformation from a seasonal to a year-round analysis institution.
Dean will be deeply missed and was tremendously liked by all. A particular thanks to Christina from her siblings for the care she supplied as both loving daughter and dedicated, full-time nurse to our mother in her last years. After retiring, Char moved to Walnut Creek, CA, where she lived for many years in Rossmoor, a semi-retirement neighborhood of 10,000 residents. She enjoyed the Fitness Center, the Happy Hackers golf club, the Democrats, and the Travel Club, and made many wonderful friends. Amanda J. Lewis, DMD Dr. Lewis was born and raised in the Quad Cities and graduated from United Township High School in 1997. She graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2004 after finishing her undergraduate education on the school’s Edwardsville campus.
He served 19 years in that capability and superior to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. She will be greatly missed by her associates and particularly Penny Moss and Marlene Halacka who had been her lifelong pals. Janice had a profitable character and people immediately liked her for her upbeat and pleasant personality. She beloved to snicker and always elicited laugher from those round her.
He had a long successful career within the radio business as a salesman, sales manager and general manager/owner. Besides her husband, Gerald, she leaves behind her much-loved stepchildren who, in turn, loved her dearly as nicely. Never having her own children, she leaves Brad Freeman, Kirk Freeman and Gregg Freeman in addition to her niece Jessica Bowhay and her grandniece Lilly Fraime. She also john berlinski leaves behind six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Surviving is his spouse of 58 years Jeane Holderby, of Mt. Zion, daughter, Carrie Holderby , of Decatur sister, Janice Curtis of Petaluma, CA., cousin, Judy Townsend of Decatur and several nieces and nephews. Those who knew Ginny will keep in mind her toothy and infectious smile.