John Michael Williams

04/17/1946 — 10/22/2007

From Richland, WA, US | Born in Yakima, Washington

John Michael Williams

John Michael Williams died of mesothelioma, asbestos cancer, at home on October 22, 2007 surrounded by his family.

John was born on April 17, 1946 in Yakima, WA to Lora and Clifford Williams. They moved to Richland that same year.

He graduated from Richland Columbia High School in 1964, served in the U.S. Army from 1965 until 1968, and graduated from Washington State University in 1973 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

On June 7, 1966 John married Ivadell Ivy Pratt. They had two children, Corey and Kelsie.

John is survived by his loving wife and partner Ivy; children Corey Jen and Kelsie Parham Tim; and grandchildren Bethany, Rylan, Savannah and Kassity; sister Judy Clem and her family Kirt, Eric, Aaron, Christine, Christopher and Easton; sister Carol Batson; brother Mark Williams and his family Debbie, Chris, Nathan, Jennifer, and Donnie; sisters-in-law Juanita Tennell Bill; Glenna Byers and her family Jon, Kori, Dawn and Aaron; brother-in-law Glenn Pratt Cindy; and numerous other family and friends who will miss him.

John was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law David Clem.

A heart-felt thank you to the many people who touched John’s life during this difficult time.

Viewing will be on Friday, October 26, 2007, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.; Memorial Service to follow on Saturday, October 27, 2007, 11:00 a.m. at Einan’s Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tri-City Hospice.

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  • Dear Ivey & family,

    I send you my heartfelt sympathy. I know from experience how hard the last few months have been for all of you. God’s Grace has relieved John and taken him up to Paradise. He will also give you strength and see you through this difficult time of grief.

    Fondly, Gisela & fam.

    Gisela Stewart & family
    November 4, 2014
    Scottsdale,, AZ, US
  • My sincere condolences to the Williams Families…

    Gary Behymer

    Col-Hi Class of 1964

    Gary Behymer
    November 4, 2014
    Colfax, WA, US
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