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Thomas Jeremy Williams

February 11, 1926 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 95)

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Thomas Jeremy Williams M.D. age 95 passed away peacefully on December 6, 2021. Born February 11, 1926 in Oakland California, to the late Dr. Clyde E. and Martha (Barlow) Williams. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Dr. Lowell Lehenbauer and by his older brothers, Clyde E, Jr and Dr. Sam B. Williams.  He is survived by his children Thomas J. (Phyllis) Williams III, Elizabeth Williams Greiner, James  B. (Mary) Williams, Dr. Donald C. (Audrey) Williams, and Martha McElwain, and treasured grandchildren, Max Greiner, Evan and Carmen, Teresa and Tony, Leah, Ben, and Ellie Williams and Alley Weddell, Megan Bassinger and David McElwain.  Dr. Tom was a lifelong resident of Grandview Heights, Ohio, where he served as Health Commissioner for many years.  He graduated from Grandview High School in 1943, being a member of the Brotherhood of Rooks. Graduating from Denison University in 1947, he was a member of Sigma Chi. During World War II, he served faithfully in combat with the 106th Cavalry Group in Germany and Austria.  He returned to attend Northwestern University Medical School, and graduated in the class of 1951. He practiced Internal Medicine for 36 years at Riverside Hospital and Ohio State University. He married a fellow intern, Dr. Lowell Williams in 1955, with whom he raised a family of 6 children. An avid gardener, photographer, sailor, and woodworker, he filled the house with his handiwork. He was also a pilot and a member of the Quiet Birdman Society, who flew many missions for Lifeline Pilots. All of his life, he especially enjoyed summer vacations with family on Drummond Island on Lake Huron.  In recent years, he dedicated his time and energy to remembering our veterans through the expansion of Grandview Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family would like to encourage donations to the Grandview Memorial Park in memory of Dr. Thomas & Lowell Williams. A private family service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.deyodavis.com.

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