Terry Lynn Williams


Terry Lynn Williams, age 57, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Sunday, July 3, 2022, at the WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon. He was born January 22, 1965 in Buckhannon, a son of the late Charles Williams and Edna Lorena Skinner Maxwell. On June 21, 2003, he married Sarah Darlene Perine, who survives.

He is survived by one son, Benjamin M. Williams, of WV; one step-daughter, Melissa Hamilton and husband John, of Tallmansville, W.Va.; one step-son, Joseph Edward Carpenter and wife Christina, of Buckhannon; one grandson, Donovan Crites, of Buckhannon; four step-granddaughters, Savanah Talbott and husband Dustin, of Hodgesville, W.Va., Trinity Hamilton, of Tallmansville, Mariah Smith, of Philippi, W.Va., and Sydney Smith, of Buckhannon; three step-grandsons, Dylan Smith and Logan and Levi Carpenter, all of Buckhannon; two step-great-granddaughters, Rylan Morris and one on the way; one sister, April Bailey and husband Anthony, of Jimtown, W.Va.; one nephew, Cody Golden and wife Kammie, of Philippi; one niece, Jessica Golden and boyfriend Kenny, of Chicago, Ill.; and special niece and nephew, Zoey and Braxton. In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death by one infant step-granddaughter, Brooke Hamilton; maternal grandparents, Frank and Nina Skinner; and his beloved cat, Marvin.

Terry was a Christian by faith and attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Buckhannon. He graduated from Glenville State University with a degree in Forestry. With his Forestry Degree, he helped in the oil and gas industry for several years. Terry went on to start his own business, “Finishing Touches and Woodworking,” where he was a painter and wood worker. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman.

Friends will be received Friday, July 8, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Friday with Pastor Michael Tallman officiating and Pastor Gary Bealle as co-officiant. Burial will follow in the Reed Cemetery in Tallmansville, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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