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Virgil Williams

Born: Fri., Jun. 9, 1939
Died: Wed., Jul. 25, 2018


Celebration of Life

3:30 PM Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Location: Fairview Fire Hall


Military Honors

11:00 AM Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Location: Roseburg National Cemetery


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Virgil was born on June 9, 1939 in Rapid City, SD to Virgil M. and Nellie (Crane) Williams.  He died July 25, 2018 at his home in Fairview.

He grew up in the Black Hills on the family homestead near Mt. Rushmore.  He joined the U.S. Navy in January of 1959.  He married Carol Henthorne on October 18, 1959 at Winter Haven, CA. after boot camp.  Virgil served during the Vietnam War and he retired after 20 years.    They moved to Coquille in 1979.  He was volunteer Fire Chief for Fairview for over 25 years and also was maintenance supervisor for the Coquille School District for over 20 years.  He loved taking motorcycle trips with his wife on their Harley’s, taking trips in his Model A, and scuba diving.

Virgil is survived by his loving wife, Carol; sons, Mike Williams, Christopher and his wife Eva Williams; daughter, Vickie and her husband Michael Brumit; brother, Hershel and his wife Margaret Williams; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Robert Williams.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Pacific home health and hospice, 455 4th St, Suite 3, Coos Bay, OR 97420

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Mike and Monica
   Posted Fri July 27, 2018
My deepest condolences to the family for your loss. Our Heavenly Father Jehovah gives us a comforting thought when He tells us that soon death will be "swallowed up forever." (1 Cor. 15:54) Along with this, God also promises that ones who have died will be able to live again. (John 5:28,29) I hope these encouraging scriptures can bring you some comfort during this difficult time.

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