In memory of
John A. Williamson
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In memory of
John A. Williamson
AVON - John Aaron Williamson, surrounded by his children, was called home to be with his Heavenly Father on Sept. 9, 2019. He was born July 10, 1926, in Alpha, Minnesota, to Ira Jason and Bertha Ethel (Rule) Williamson. He married Gloria June Arndt on July 31, 1954. She preceded him in death after 54 years of marriage on Sept. 16, 2008. He is survived by one son, Terry John (and Sherry) Williamson; and five daughters, Peggy June Williamson, Tammy Joy Cress, Penny Jo Williamson, Tonny Jill Williamson and Patty Jan (and Danny) Boone. He adored his 11 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. John farmed all his life and served in the National Guard and United States Army as a military police officer, artillery mechanic and expert marksman during and after World War II. He worked at Butler Manufacturing Co. for over 40 years, retiring in 1992. An avid sportsman of hunting, fishing and trapping, he enjoyed and fostered many to learn the arts of his life's passions. He authored the book "Adventures of an Eighty-eight Year Old Nature Boy." Above all, he served God and country with devotion to family as his most valuable treasures. His visitation service will be at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Abingdon Chapel at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, with military rites and funeral to begin at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the National Rifle Association. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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In memory of
John A. Williamson
AVON - John Aaron Williamson, surrounded by his children, was called home to be with his Heavenly Father on Sept. 9, 2019. He was born July 10, 1926, in Alpha, Minnesota, to Ira Jason and Bertha Ethel (Rule) Williamson. He married Gloria June Arndt on July 31, 1954. She preceded him in death after 54 years of marriage on Sept. 16, 2008. He is survived by one son, Terry John (and Sherry) Williamson; and five daughters, Peggy June Williamson, Tammy Joy Cress, Penny Jo Williamson, Tonny Jill Williamson and Patty Jan (and Danny) Boone. He adored his 11 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. John farmed all his life and served in the National Guard and United States Army as a military police officer, artillery mechanic and expert marksman during and after World War II. He worked at Butler Manufacturing Co. for over 40 years, retiring in 1992. An avid sportsman of hunting, fishing and trapping, he enjoyed and fostered many to learn the arts of his life's passions. He authored the book "Adventures of an Eighty-eight Year Old Nature Boy." Above all, he served God and country with devotion to family as his most valuable treasures. His visitation service will be at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Abingdon Chapel at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, with military rites and funeral to begin at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the National Rifle Association. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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206 North Washington Street
Abingdon, IL 61410
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A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Deluxe bouquet is approximately 21"H x 20"W.

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A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Premium bouquet is approximately 22"H x 21"W.

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