Mr. Gomer E. Williams Jr., age 71, of East Main Street, Sackets Harbor, passed away at his home Thursday December 26 under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

Gomer was born March 15, 1942 in Grandville, N.Y. the son of Gomer and Evelyn Edwards Williams Sr.  He graduated from Grandville High School and Rensselaer Poly Tech with a degree in engineering in Lake George, Albany and Canton, N.Y.

Gomer married Karen M. Wilhelm on January 16, 1982 in Black River, N.Y. 

He was a member of Grandville American Legion, Grandville Police Pistol Team, Watertown Hockey Association, Sackets Harbor Sportsmen’s’ Club, member of National Champion Silhouette Shooting Team, Decorated Pistol and Shotgun Competition Shooter, Grandville Lions Club and was an avid Yankee Fan often listening by the radio.

He is survived by his wife Karen and a son and his wife, Joel and Kelly Sova of Sackets Harbor. He has three grandchildren, Gage LeClair, Kayla Sova and Evan Sova. A sister, MaryAnn Reynolds of Glens Falls, and a nephew also survive. 

He was predeceased by a brother, Jack Williams.

A private funeral service will be Saturday, January 4 at 10:00 a.m. There will be public calling hours Friday ,January 3 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.

Donations may be made to Sackets Harbor Sportsmen’s Club P.O. Box 251 Sackets Harbor, N.Y. 13685 or Hospice of Jefferson County 1398 Gotham St. Watertown, N.Y. 13601.