Stephen H. Williams, age 66, of LaBelle, FL, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011 in LaBelle. He was born May 15, 1944 in New Haven, CT, son of the late Harold Henry and the late Emily (White) Williams.
He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He was employed as an HVAC Mechanic. Stephen was a resident of LaBelle for the past fifteen years. He was Commander of D.A.V. Chapter #144 and was an active member of American Legion Post#130, both in LaBelle
He was a former resident of Northford, CT. He also was an accomplished country-western musician who released his own recordings and played in his own band, Steve Williams & Shiloh.
Survivors include his children Jeanne Williams of VA, Jason Williams of CT, MaryAnn (Brock Blair) Ivie of OR, Carla (Albert) Compagna of CT, Angela Saporito of FL, Dana (Thomas) Casey of CT, brothers: Harold and Ronald Williams of CT, sisters: Sharon Mauro and Patricia Barbour of CT, grandchildren: Joseph Williams, Samantha Blair, Joshua Blair, Joseph Blair, Olivia Compagna Nicholas Saporito, Abigayle Casey; Deklin Casey and Jenna Casey; and companion, Elodia Messer of LaBelle. He was predeceased by his wife, Carole Williams and granddaughter: Michaela Blair and sister: Sandra Armatino.
The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 14, 2011, 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Catholic Church in LaBelle, FL with Father Chester Domaszewicz officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 13 from 5-7p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in LaBelle. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans.
Cremation Arrangements by: Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle