Harry A. Williamson, 101, of Lancaster, PA., formerly of Sarasota, FL., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
Harry was born in Columbia City, IN to the late Arthur and Hortense (Bitner) Williamson, on April 7, 1916. He was the husband of the late Betty (Barth) Williamson with whom he shared 71 wonderful years of marriage.
Harry was a proud veteran who served in the US Army in WWII. He was a successful businessman who ran several companies in the Buffalo, NY area.
He enjoyed playing golf for many years where he belonged to the East Aurora CC in East Aurora, NY and was proud of his “hole in one” at Bent Tree CC in Sarasota, FL where they retired to in 1978.
Harry was preceded in death by a sister, Garnett Mosher.
He is survived by his son, Kent, husband of Connie Williamson of Lancaster, PA; his daughter, Kathie, wife of Carl Diaz of Greenville, SC. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Ashley, wife of Jeffrey Bole of Lancaster, PA and Chad, husband of Amy Williamson of Wrightsville, PA; three great-grandchildren, Austin and Natalie Bole of Lancaster, PA and Alanna Williamson of Wrightsville, PA.
Anyone who had the pleasure of knowing Harry will always remember his wonderful sense of humor and being a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
A private funeral will be held in Fort Wayne, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.