Vernon Williams, 97 of Monee, IL passed away Thursday July 18, 2019 at Palos Hospital in Palos Heights, IL.
Vernon was born June 1, 1922 in Richwood, WV the son of Perry and Nora Williams. Vernon is survived by his loving wife Dolores Williams nee Mishler, a son Steven McIntosh and daughters Susan Gamble and Patti Collier. A nephew, Robert Williams and three grandchildren Jennifer, Kelsey and Katelyn and a great grandchild Meghan also survive.
He served our country in the United States Army as a recon soldier during World War II with the 13th Black Cat Division under General Patton.
Vernon was a member of the TOPS organization for which he was very passionate.
He was a member of the IBEW Union for over 70 years where he was a union electrician.
Vernon was a member at the Palos Bible Church in Palos Heights, Illinois where services will also be held.
Visitation will be Saturday July 27, 2019 from 10-11:30 a.m. Funeral services will immediately follow at 11:30 a.m.
Cremation rites with an inurnment and military funeral rites will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.