Jerry B. Williams, 70, of Sandusky, was called to eternal life on Friday morning, April 5, 2013, in Firelands Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 19, 1942, in Louisville, Ala., son of the late J.B. and Florence M. (Walker) Williams.
Jerry attended Clio Public High School in Clio, Ala. He moved to Canton, Ohio, in 1965. He was employed by Ford Motor Company for 36 years.
He enjoyed bowling, and was a bowling coach for more than 20 years. Jerry was a great mentor for many young people. He received the Coach of the Year Award for his talent, time, and endless dedication to the Star Lanes Junior Bowlers.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 44 years, Annie L. (Baxter) Williams; son, Willie Mack (Pearline) Williams, of Dallas; daughters, Rosa Lee Williams and Zella (James) Jackson, of Dothan, Ala., Della (Thomas) Glanton, of Clio, Patricia (Curtis) Drayton, of Stockbridge, Ga., Angela Dunigan, of Douglasville, Ga., and Alisa Collins, of Sandusky; brothers, Billy Don Curry and Tracy Lattimore; son-in-law, Dennis Collins, of Sandusky; the joy of his life, his 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Rose Lee Williams; and brother, James David Williams.
Friends may call from noon Friday, April 12, until funeral services at 2 p.m. at Agape Love Ministries, 4013 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Bishop Clifton T. Jones Sr. will preside, and the Rev. Bobbie Garrett, of Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, in Sandusky will give the eulogy.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family at toftfh.com.