Heamon W. Williams of South Lee died Saturday, Sept. 9, at his Meadow Street home at 83 years of age after a brief illness, cared for by his loving children.
He was born Dec. 1, 1933, to Heamon S. and Florence (Elsensohn) Williams. He attended school and worked on his family farm in South Lee. His first job was with the Stockbridge Water Works followed by Brandt Lumber Company. At 25 years of age, he went to work at Mead Specialty Paper for more than 50 years as the receiver. For the last 35 years, he worked as a property caretaker, including at the South Lee Cemetery, with his longtime friend Noel (Mackie) Stanard. He also served as the church warden for the Church of the Good Shepard in South Lee. In recent years he could be seen enjoying his grandchildren’s sports and music events.
Heamon is survived by three daughters Deborah Kie, Connie Holmes and children Christy (Babbs), Jamie and Michael, and Stacy McDonald and child Chelsea; and one son, Heamon J. Williams, and wife Tracy and their children Heamon C. and Kendra. He also leaves his sister Betty Capitanio; brothers David Williams and wife Judy and Joseph Williams and friend Candie Brunell; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Donna (Cahalan) Williams, whom he married June 1, 1953, and who died May 19, 2015; and four brothers: Walter, Carl, Donald and Robert Williams.
Per his request, private services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Lee Youth Association in care of the KELLY FUNERAL HOME, 3 Main St., Lee, MA 01238. To leave a message of condolence or share pictures or stories, visit www.kellyfuneralhome.net.