Meadville Tribune

June 17, 2013

Melvin Lewis Williams


MEADVILLE — Melvin Lewis Williams, 80, of Meadville, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.

He was born April 16, 1933, in Guys Mills, a son of John and Retta Williams. He married Joanne Lance.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked as an auto body technician for Howick Auto Body and Dillaman Brothers.

Melvin enjoyed fishing, camping and rebuilding cars.

He is survived by a son, Russell Williams and his wife, Coriena, of Meadville; two grandchildren, Alex Williams of Meadville and U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Justin Williams of Camp Lejeune; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and a sister.

There will be no calling hours or services.

Memorial donations may be made in Melvin’s memory to the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Melvin’s Book of Memories online at

Arrangements are in the care of Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville.