Kenneth Edward Williams, Jr

William H Craig Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 22, 2020

Kenneth Edward Williams, Jr., died Saturday, September 19, at home in McKeesport, PA.  He was 77.

Ken was born in Mckeesport on October 3, 1942, the son of the late Kenneth Edward Williams Sr. and Eleanor Ungerman Williams.  

He was a graduate of McKeesport Sr. High School and served proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.  After service, he worked briefly in Washington, DC, and then was a bank employee in McKeesport. Most of his working life was spent as an employee of the State Stores of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, from which he was retired.

Ken was a member of the McKeesport Heritage Center, American Legion Post #701, the Amvets Post #8, and Mary Mother of God parish.

In addition to his parents, Ken was predeceased by his sister, Patricia Williams Goldbach.

Ken is survived by two nieces, Sherri Weil (Frank) of Denver, CO, and Jill Moriarity (Timothy) of Cranberry Twp., PA; a nephew, Scott Goldbach (Stacy) of Elizabeth Twp., PA;  6 great-nephews and nieces; and friend Maria McMahon. He will be missed by extended family and friends.

The family will hold private services. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the William H. Craig Funeral Home. Burial will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, PA.  Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be made at

Originally published September 22, 2020.

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