All of us here were saddened to learn of the passing of Ed Williams, a beloved member of the post. From his obituary:
Edwin “Ed” L. Williams, Sr., 72, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 27, 2010 in the ER of the Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Lititz. He was the beloved husband of Sharon R. Williams.
Ed retired from Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) after many years of service. He currently had worked at the Manheim Auto Auction.
Born March 6, 1938, in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Helen Williams.
A Veteran, Ed proudly served four years with the U.S. Navy. Ed was a member of the Millersville/Manor VFW-Post 7294. He was an avid golfer, boater, beach lover and car enthusiast. He took great pride in his cars. Poppy enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters, Sarah and Mary. They were the light of his life and Ed lived his life to the fullest.
In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by three sons, Edwin L. Jr. and John K. Williams, both of West Chester and Richard J. (Cindy) Williams, of Downingtown; 5 grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret and Judy as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and caring friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilfred and David Williams.
Ed was a regular at the post, and will be sorely missed.