Raymond J. Williamson

Raymond John Williamson, 86, of New Matamoras, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born on Nov. 17, 1926, the son of Ray Christopher and Anna Weckbacher Williamson. He had worked for Conalco at Hannibal, Ohio as a finisher for 26 years. He was a member of the steel workers union and Matamoras Lodge No 374 F & A.M. of Ohio.

On March 24, 1951, he married Marion Langsdorf and she survives with one son, John (Donna) Williamson of New Matamoras; and two daughters, Linda (Randy) Strayer of Bluffton, S.C., and Pam (Doug) McLaughlin of Barnesville, Ohio; five grandchildren, Shon Semon, Luke Williamson and Katherine, Michael and Timothy McLaughlin. Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Virginia Williamson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Gerald Williamson; and one sister, Eloise Swain.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2013) at 11 a.m. at the Matamoras First Baptist Church with the Rev. Rick Smith officiating. Friends may call at the Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras on Tuesday (Jan. 15) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Masonic Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 8 p.m.

Online condolences made be made at hadleyfh.com