Chester Charles Williams



Chester Charles Williams, age 85, husband of Gwendolyn Ste. Marie Williams, passed away at his home on July 4, 2018.
Mr. Williams was born in Chicago, IL on September 28, 1932 to the late Walter D. and Stella Pukas Williams. He graduated from Mt. Carmel High School in Chicago and joined the United States Navy after graduation. After serving his country he graduated from SE Louisiana College in Hammond, LA and began his career with Armstrong Cork Company. He continued his career by establishing HOP Lumber in Wexford, PA retiring after 30 years and moving to Fripp Island, SC. He and his wife, Gwendolyn, loving the Lowountry, continued their retirement in Bluffton.
In addition to his wife of 58 years, Mr. Williams is survived by his sons, Craig Williams (Alice) of Palm Bay, FL and George ‘Andy’ Williams of Key West, FL; his daughters, Jennifer Shaw (Mark) of Winston-Salem, NC and Amy Sellers (Andrew) of Apopka, FL; his sister, Lorraine Katzbeck of Ft. Worth, TX and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Rd., Bluffton. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Saint Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 31 Saint Gregory Drive, Bluffton with burial at 2:00 pm in the Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC.
Please consider contributions in memory of Chester Charles Williams to the charity of your choice.