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David Leslie Williams Sr.

October 30, 1928 September 7, 2022
David Leslie Williams Sr.
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Obituary for David Leslie Williams Sr.

David “Super Dave” L. Williams Sr. “Poopdeck Pap”, age 93, of Claysville, passed away at home on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 with his family by his side.


Born October 30, 1928 in Turtle Creek a son to the late Leland Leslie and Adina Pope (Austin) Williams.


David was a resident of Claysville all his life. He graduated from Claysville High School in 1947. David served in the U.S. Navy for four years as Electricians Mate Fireman. He worked as a Journeyman Pipefitter for Local 798 Pipeliners for 37 years until retiring in 1991. David was a member of the Claysville American Legion Post #639. He had a passion for shooting pool since he was 12 and worked as a pool table mechanic in his later years. David was a great pitcher when he was younger and enjoyed playing baseball and softball. He enjoyed “one armed bandits”, putting puzzles together, antiquing, spending time with his family and sitting on the front porch.


David is survived by his children Ruth Anne Williams, of Cecil; David L. (Jackie) Williams, of Claysville; Richard Nelson (Vanessa) Williams, of Washington; Barbara (Jay) Mitchell, of Claysville; Donald Williams, of Nineveh; Daniel Williams, of Nashville, TN; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.


In addition to his parents, David is preceded in death by Mary Jane “Hurricane” (Rankin) Williams; grandson Shawn Michael Williams; brothers Fred, Dick, and Bill Williams; sisters Jean Carman and Ruth Hagan. David was the last surviving member of his family.


Services have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359; Telephone 724 499 5181. Friends and family will be received Monday, September 12, 2022 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Claysville United Presbyterian Church, 134 Wayne St, Claysville, PA 15323. A second viewing will be held the next day starting at 11 AM. The funeral service will begin at 1 PM with Pastor Ellen Lady officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Claysville Cemetery where military rights will be conducted by the Claysville American Legion Post # 639 and the United States Navy.


In lieu of flowers, the executors suggest donations be made out to the Estate of David L. Williams Sr. and sent to PO Box 585, Claysville, PA 15323.


Please view and sign the online Tribute Wall at www.kestersonfh.com.



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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

12

Sep

2:00 PM 9/12/2022 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 9/12/2022 4:00:00 PM
Claysville United Presbyterian Church

134 Wayne Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Presbyterian Church
134 Wayne Street Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Visitation

Monday

12

Sep

6:00 PM 9/12/2022 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/12/2022 8:00:00 PM
Claysville United Presbyterian Church

134 Wayne Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Presbyterian Church
134 Wayne Street Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

13

Sep

11:00 AM 9/13/2022 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 9/13/2022 1:00:00 PM
Claysville United Presbyterian Church

134 Wayne Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Presbyterian Church
134 Wayne Street Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Service

Tuesday

13

Sep

1:00 PM 9/13/2022 1:00:00 PM
Claysville United Presbyterian Church

134 Wayne Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Presbyterian Church
134 Wayne Street Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Military Honors

Tuesday

13

Sep

2:00 PM 9/13/2022 2:00:00 PM
Claysville Cemetery

P.O. Box 580
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville Cemetery
P.O. Box 580 Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Claysville Cemetery Final Resting Place

P.O. Box 580
Claysville, PA 15323

P.O. Box 580 Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Estate of David L. Williams Sr.

PO Box 585
Claysville, PA 15323
Please make donations payable to the Estate of David L. Williams Sr.
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