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Theodore (Ted) Williams

March 20, 1930 — July 31, 2023

Theodore (Ted) Alfred Williams, 93, passed away at his residence, July 31, 2023, of natural causes. He was born in Mount Victory, Ohio on March 20, 1930, to parents Kenneth and Lois Williams (Baumgartner). His family moved to Cambridge, Ohio, where he graduated from Cambridge High School class of 1948. Theodore was associated with the Key Club, Men’s Glee Club, Football Team, Junior, and Senior Class Players, and was a member of the Cambridge Flying Club. He was also inducted into the National Honor Society. Theodore enrolled at the Muskingum College in 1948 and graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He also met his future wife, Norma Jean Spalding, while having coffee and donuts at Brown Chapel. They married in August 1950 having their first child, Linda Lee, July 9, 1952, and later Thomas February 7, 1958. They were married 69 years. He began his career at Sherwin Williams becoming manager to many stores. In 1971 he made a career change when he became the manager of the Ohio State Printing Facility. He retired in 1991 after serving 30 years at the University. Thank you for all the wonderful caregivers who aided Ted and provided comfort and peace to his life. Arrangements are under the direction of Shaw-Davis Funeral Homes. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Franklin County D.D. or Overbrook Presbyterian Church. Services will be held Thursday, August 3, 2023, at 1:00pm at Overbrook Presbyterian Church 4131 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43214.

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Thursday, August 3, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Overbrook Presbyterian Church

4131 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214

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