After being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer and covid Harold Thomas Williams, age 88 of Shadeland, IN passed away on January 20, 2023 at the Springs in Lafayette. He was born in Shadeland on October 23, 1934 to Harold D Williams and Dora Louise (Haag) Williams and was a lifelong resident, graduating from Shadeland High School in 1952. On September 30, 1956 he married Josephine (Jo) Shonkwiler, Williams at West Point United Methodist Church. Harold was a charter member of the Shadeland Volunteer Fireman for 21 years, holding many offices including being a training officer for most of that time. He was a plumbing, heating and air conditioning mechanic for many years before retiring from Caterpillar in 1996 after 13 years. Harold is survived by his wife of 66 years, son, Harold J Williams (Jacque) and granddaughter, Brooklynn Williams. During retirement, interests include events of granddaughter sports and 4H, a camping club, member of Lafayette Indiana Historical Auto Club, sponsoring many events and tours in his Studebakers. Survived by his sisters Barbara Crider and Ruth Birge. Proceeded in death along with his parents, brother, Kenneth Lloyd Williams, Sister Donalea Westfield.
Arrangements by Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, interment in Tippecanoe Memory Gardens Mausoleum.
There will be no visitation or service. Memorials may be made to Lafayette Indianan Historical Auto Club or Salvation Army.