John Williamson

1/15/2014

JOHNSON CITY — John E. Williamson, 76, of Johnson City, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit in Johnson City.

JOHNSON CITY — John E. Williamson, 76, of Johnson City, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit in Johnson City.

He was born July 17, 1937, in Cedar Vale, to Alfred Edmon and Evelyn Pauline Mattocks Williamson. He graduated from Syracuse High School in Syracuse.

A former resident of Syracuse and Elkhart, Mr. Williamson moved to Johnson City in 1974 and worked at Cities Service Gas for 21 years as a senior operator. He served 10 years in the U.S. Navy.

On Aug. 16, 1970, he married Earlene F. Nairn. She died May 16, 2000. He also was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include a son, Rick Williamson of Johnson City; three daughters, Shari King of Eskridge, Robin Heckel of Ulysses, and Joni Hale of Clarksville, Tenn.; a brother, Jim Williamson of Garden City; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Fields Memorial Wesleyan Church, Johnson City. Burial will follow at Stanton County Cemetery with military rites conducted.

Visitation hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Garnand Funeral Home, Johnson City. Memorials are suggested to Fields Memorial Wesleyan Church, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, Box 715, Johnson City, KS 67855.

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