John Henry Williams, 87, went to see his Lord and Savior on February 6, 2015. John was born November 9, 1927, to Guy Vernon and Maudie Ellen Williams, in St. Gardena, Calif. John is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Melva Fay Williams; children, Donald (Judy) Williams, Carol (Ted) Mutz, Ruth (Jim) Skull, Neil (Sherry) Williams; grandchildren, Travis (Devon) Williams, Nathan (Jaclyn) Mutz, Chad (Cheri) Williams, Katie (Joseph) Okerlund, Tina (Steven) Poe, Kristy and Tracey Williams, Brittnee and Clint Skull; ten great-grandchildren; and many other extended family members and friends. John is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Velma (Orval) Boren and Ethel Berniece (Martin) Jantzen. John enjoyed traveling, woodcarving, fishing, hunting and farming. He retired from CF&I Steel after 30 years working in the Material Handling Department. We would like to thank Independent Heart Home Health Care's caregivers: Karen, Paul, Kathy and Cathy; and the Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their care. Viewing 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Grace Community Bible Church, County Farm Road and 25th Lane. Private interment at a later date. Donations in John's name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Grace Community Bible Church though Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences:

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  1. Dear Melva & Family
    We want to send our condolances to you and your families. It was always good to visit at Gerald\’s and Melva\’s class reunions. We are so blessed to know that we will meet again some day, and what a reunion that will be in Heaven. God is so good.
    We send our prayers and Love.
    Gerald and Betty

  2. John was a true man of faith. Sharon an I enjoyed his smile wit and love of his family and church. Our prayers are for continued strength for your family, John. You will be missed until we meet again. Sharon & Al Tekavec

  3. John was one of the first people we met when we moved to the mesa. He was always so sweet to us and made us laugh. He was truly a good man that we respected and loved. He will be greatly missed. To all his family, you are in our thoughts and prayers, we love you all. Chris and Sue

  4. We will miss John Henry very much. We loved to go camping and fishing with him and Melva. John would always tell Ronnie that I packed our trailer to heavy, Anything that you need Janie has it somewhere in their trailer. Loved listening to his stories about his family and his work. He will be missed, but he will never be forgotten. Love and prayers to you all. Ronnie and Janie Pfeiff.

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