Gordin Scott Williams, 81, of Connersville, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022 at his home. He had been under a physician’s care, but his death was unexpected.

He was born January 23, 1941 in Connersville, one of seven children of Kelley and Wilma Scott Williams. Gordin grew up in Laurel and attended Laurel Schools. A U. S. Navy veteran, he had been stationed in California, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and Newport, Rhode Island.

On May 9, 1964, he was married in the Laurel Church of Christ to Carolyn Howell. Mrs. Williams survives.

Following his discharge, he returned to Connersville and was employed at Stant Manufacturing. Gordin retired from Chrysler in New Castle as a tool and die maker in 2004.

He was a ham radio operator and his call sign was KC9QW. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge.

Survivors besides his wife include two sons: Jeffrey (Angie) Williams of Enon, Ohio and Gregory (Kim) Williams of Connersville; five grandchildren: Dustin, Kristin, Cody, Cory, and Colin; three great-grandchildren: Nora, Owen, and Dexter; three sisters, Billie Jo McGraw of Connersville, Cindy Jane (Butch) Marcum of Richmond, and Elizabeth “Tiz” (Kenny) Williams of Connersville; three brothers, Jimmie “Pete” (Chrystal) Williams of Isle of Palms, South Carolina, Kelley “Dewey” Williams of Connersville, and John (Judy) Williams of Muncie, Indiana; a number of nieces and nephews.

Gordin was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted by Eric Hopkins at 1 PM Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, where friends may call from 11 AM until the time of the service. Burial with military rites conducted by the Fayette County Veterans Council will be in Laurel North Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.

Millicent Martin Emery is a reporter and editor for the Western Wayne News.