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Leo Thomas Williams

Leo Thomas Williams

Born In: West Green Harbour, Nova Scotia

Passed in: Lockeport, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: March 10th, 2014

WILLIAMS, Leo Thomas, 66, Lockeport, passed away at home on Monday, March 10, 2014 with his family by his side. Born in West Green Harbour, he was a son of the late “Charlie Dan” and Gladys (King) Williams. Leo started his working career at Lockeport National Sea Products at the age of 16, as a stationary engineer, taking early retirement due to health issues. During his early years Leo was a volunteer bus driver taking young people to Church Conventions and Conferences and picking them up for Sunday School. In 1972 he began as a volunteer firefighter with the Lockeport Fire Department, becoming Fire Chief in 1975 for 39 years until his untimely death. He was a member of the Lockeport Lions Club as well as a member of Taylor Lodge, Masonic Order, Lockeport. He was one of the founding members of Mutual Aid and Lockeport First Responders. Leo believed in and supported his community, and volunteered his time for well over 40 years. He is survived by stepchildren, Tanya (Bruce) Lyle-Hanson; Jason (Danine) Lyle; sisters, Stella (Arthur) Enslow; Margaret, Rita and Shirley; brothers, Arnold and Ian; grandchildren, Brandon and Taylor Hanson; Madison and Keira Lyle. He was predeceased by niece, Rachel. Visitation will be Friday, March 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm in H.M. Huskilson’s Funeral Home, Lockeport. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, March 15 at 2 pm in the Lockeport United Baptist Church with overflow in Lockeport Fire Hall. Pastor Kevin Grant officiating. Interment in Lockeport Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to: Leo T. Williams Lockeport High School Bursary, Lockeport Volunteer Fire Department or Lockeport First Responders. On-line condolences may be sent to: hmhuskilson@ns.aliantzinc.ca or you may sign the guest book at: www.huskilson.net

 
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