October 3, 2010
Wednesday, Oct. 6th from 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 7th at 11 a.m. Moreland Funeral Home
Lacy A. Williams, 86, died October 3, 2010, in Freeport, IL. Lacy was born December 15, 1923 in Rainelle, WV, the second of eight children. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Navy for five years. He then attended Freed-Hardeman College, Henderson, TN, 1951-1954, where he became deeply interested in the Bible. This faith became the foundation of his ministry that lasted the rest of his life. During the last 15 years of his life, Lacy learned to use the computer, published two books and maintained an online blog and a weekly series of e-mail essays entitled “The True Believer”. Lacy is survived by his wife, May Lurea, and his children, Sharon Sellers, Dianne Hershman, Donna Bean and David (Marcy) Williams, and their mother, Betty Lilly Williams. He is also survived by step-children Carol Garrison, Vicki (Barry) Collinson and Joel Griffith, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, his brother Lovell (Erma) Williams, and many loving relatives. Friends and family may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Rd., Westerville, on Wednesday 6-8, where service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment Pioneer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute in memory of Lacy to Provena St. Joseph Center, 659 E. Jefferson St., Freeport, IL 61032.
Doris (Lamp) Twyman - Oct 5, 2010
My sympathy to all of the family. I know what its like to loose a father and mother.Mine were the best.(Howard & Wilma Lamp)
Pat (Lamp) Hill - Oct 5, 2010
Lacy was easy to listen to when I was a teenager at church. He was kind and gentle in his speech. Our families have fond memories of the past together. God bless you all.
Karen Hoover (Lamp) - Oct 5, 2010
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Lacy was a wonderful man and will be missed by all. In Christian Love,
Ray and Karen Hoover
Judy Dunn - Oct 5, 2010
Lacy was a man who made a difference in my life as a teenager and remained a friend all my life. He always had such a vibrant smile on his face, a twinkle in his eye and just a little bounce to his step. Always made you feel better to be around him. Lacy you were loved and will be missed by many.
Darlene Weaver - Oct 5, 2010
Uncle Lacy was a very spacial man and uncle to me. I love you and miss you very much. I will remember are last visit we had with Uncle Lacy and Dianne at dad and moms house last June. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. I think of you often.