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Fred E. Williams

May 1, 1936 ~ April 19, 2022 (age 85)


Fred E. Williams, 85, of Coshocton passed away at Grant Hospital in Columbus on Tuesday April 19, 2022.

Fred was born on May 1, 1936, in Roscoe, Ohio to the late George Jackson and Zelma (Elder) Williams.

He graduated from Roscoe High School in the class of 1954, served in the United States Army and retired from AK Steel in Coshocton.

Fred was a lifetime member of Central Christian Church and the Coshocton Elks Lodge.  He and his wife Barbara were also members of the Coshocton Campers Club and loved spending their winters in Florida.  Fred enjoyed golfing, playing Texas hold’em at the Elks, throwing horseshoes, tinkering in his garage, spending time outdoors mowing grass and treasured his time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Barbara J. (McFarland) Williams who he married June 9, 1957; daughter Renae (Ron) Roupe of Pataskala; son Rob (Peggy) Williams of Coshocton; grandchildren Michael (Karisa) Roupe, Tyler (Megan Wilson) Williams, Michelle (Corey) Reeves, Justin (Becky) Williams, Saul (Cara) Arthur and Fawn (Michael) Farhat; nineteen great grandchildren; one brother Robert (Shirley) Williams of Athens, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his granddaughter Megan Renae Williams; siblings Helen Guy, Max, Bill and Charles Williams.

Friends may call at The Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton, Ohio on Saturday April 23, 2022, from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM where an Elks service will begin at 6:00 PM.  Funeral services for Fred will be at the funeral home on Sunday at 2:00 PM with Rev. Stewart Royce officiating and Coshocton County Veterans Honor Guard will also be performing military honors at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Central Christian Church, 731 Main St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812 and/or Layla Farhat Special Needs Trust, C/O. The Home Loan Savings Bank, 413 Main St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

To send flowers to Fred's family, please visit our floral store.


Calling Hours
April 23, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home
639 Main Street
Coshocton, OH 43812

Funeral Service
April 24, 2022

2:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home
639 Main Street
Coshocton, OH 43812

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