Terrence C. "Terry" Williams

July 15, 1936 - May 06, 2018

Terrence Charles “Terry” Williams of Cadillac passed away Sunday evening, May 6, 2018 at Northern Roots Assisted Living in Cadillac. He was 81. Terry was born on July 15, 1936 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Charles E. & Helen E. (Brown) Williams and they preceded him in death. On January 25, 1958 in Cadillac he married the former Patricia Kay Price and she preceded him in death on November 5, 2012.
After attending school Terry served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict era. After his service to our country he entered the Army National Guard and retired after 29 years of service. He was employed by the City of Cadillac in the Street Department for over 35 years.
Terry was a Life Member of the American Legion Post 94 of Cadillac and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, going to yard sales, Detroit Tiger baseball and spending time with family.
Survivors include his 4 sons: Joe (Linda) Williams of Lincoln Park, Michigan, Ward Williams of Chester, VA, Kirk (Judy) Williams of Cadillac, and Keith Williams of Grand Haven, Michigan; 18 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren and 1 great- great grandchild; a special nephew, Malcolm (Patty) Williams of Grand Rapids and many other nieces and nephews as well as Terry’s many military family and friends. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren: Marlena Williams and Anthony Williams and 3 brothers: Leon, Malcolm and Alan Williams.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Peterson Funeral & Cremation Services in Cadillac. Burial will be at Clam Lake Township Cemetery in Wexford County with full military rites under the auspices of the Cadillac Area Honor Guard. Friends may meet the family from 5-7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan or to the American Legion Post 94 of Cadillac. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.


Guest Book

Brandon Glover - May 8th, 2018 9:08 am

"Praying for strength! We send our condolences to you and your family! You are definitely in our prayers! Salute to a real soldier! "

Richard & Ann Morton - May 8th, 2018 4:43 pm

"Praying for you cousins. My god give you strength during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Now Aunt Pat and Uncle Terry and Dennis are together just like old times. Love all of you guys!"

Uncle Arnie & Aunt Jean - May 9th, 2018 4:36 pm

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Thinking of you at this time. My god bless you. Love Aunt Jean & Uncle Arnie"

Mary Lee & Ed Bishop - May 11th, 2018 3:10 pm

"Dear cousins and family, Uncle Terry will be missed! We know he has a special place in heaven! You are in our thoughts and prays, may God grant you peace and comfort during this time of loss in your life. May God wrap his love around you! Love & Lots of Hugs!"

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