Thomas Williams

EAST LIVERPOOL — Thomas C. Williams, 91, of East Liverpool, died Saturday at the West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh following a brief illness.

Born in East Liverpool on Oct. 22, 1925, he was the son of the late William and Rebecca Nesbitt Williams.

A lifetime East Liverpool resident, he had worked at several area potteries, including Taylor Smith & Taylor, Harker China and the Homer Laughlin China Co. as a warehouseman. He was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946.

Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Ann “Kate” Maltarich Williams; a daughter, Susie Jackson of Cortland; a son, Mike Williams of East Liverpool; two sisters, Pearl Lonkert and Jenny Hester of East Liverpool; a brother, Dave Williams of East Liverpool; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Daniel L. Williams; a sister, Sarah Tatgenhorst; and five brothers: Charles, John, Bob, Bud and Don Williams.

Calling hours are 3-5 p.m. Tuesday at the Dawson Funeral Home, with the service to follow at 5 p.m., officiated by Bob Tatgenhorst. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery at a later date.