Laurence C. “Larry” Williams, Sr., 65, of Cadiz died Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Carriage Inn of Cadiz. He was born July 24, 1950 in Wheeling, W.Va., a son of the late Clyde Leory and Fred Mae Williams, Jr.

He retired from ODOT as a Certified State Inspector.  He was also a former heavy equipment operator for R&F Coal and Oxford Mining and a State Certified Blaster; former employee of J&J Refuse; a sulky driver throughout the area; and was a member of the First Apostolic Church and Harrison Hills United Pentecostal Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Jean Williams and by a granddaughter, Aleesia Ann DeMalio.

Surviving are his wife, Regina Banks Williams, two sons: Larry, Jr. of Cadiz and Denver (Mandi) of Hartford, CT; two daughters, Lori Ann (Dave) DeMalio of Weiron, Carrie Lorraine (Larry) Magaoay of Arizona; thirteen grandchildren; a great granson; three  brothers: Clyde Lester (Carman) Banks of Cadiz, Clyde L. Williams, III of Smithfield and Dale S. (Vanessa) Williams of Cleveland; and a host of stepbrothers and stepsisters and other family members.

Calling  hours will be held Tuesday from 6-8 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Harrison Hills United Pentecostal Church, Jewett with Rev Philip Spellman officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery.