Carlyle Williams

Obituary of Carlyle R. Williams

Carlyle R. “Carl” Williams, 77, of Walton passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City. Carl was born October 23, 1944 in Walton, NY the son of the late Ian O. and Joyce M. (Schlafer) Williams. Carl worked over 30 years for S.J. Bailey and Sons in Walton as a furniture assembler and continued to work for the company after they moved the business to Carbondale, PA. He served in the US Army Reserve from 1963 to 1969. Carl enjoyed cutting stone and firewood. For many years he mowed lawns in the Walton area. He enjoyed tinkering with older cars and motors. In his spare time he loved watching dirt track racing, tractor pulls, demolition derbies and NASCAR races at Pocono Speedway. Carl was a regular at T.A.’s where he enjoyed small talk and being catered to by the waitresses. Carl is survived by his loving family, son, Karl Williams, daughter, Erica (Kevin) Charles, all of Walton, grandchildren, Hannah, Brett, Allison and Payton, brother, Wayne (Theresa) Williams of Hobart, sister-in-law, Lindy Williams of Bainbridge, aunts, Frances Watson, Leona (John) Poulin, Kathleen “Kappie” Benson and Nina Schlafer, many nieces, nephews, cousins and a special friend, Betty Brundege and her family. He was predeceased by his sister, Charlene Mills and brother, Ian Williams. Graveside services will be private and at the convenience of the family. A celebration of Carl’s life will be held at the home of Kevin and Erica Charles, 16030 State Highway 206, Walton on Saturday, August 6, 2022, starting at noon with a memorial service at 1:00pm by Pastor Larry Light. A reception will immediately follow. All are welcome to attend. Arrangements are under the direction of the Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. Memorial contributions in Carl’s memory may be made to Walton EMS, 61 West St. Walton, NY 13856.
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