Joseph D. Williams, 60, Vandalia

Joseph D. Williams, 60, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at his home in Vandalia.

A graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 10, 2021 in Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia with Pastor Vic Votaw officiating. Online condolences may be made at

Joseph David Williams was born March 3, 1961, the son of Earnest C. and Mildred L. (Schmitt) Williams. He was a lifelong resident of Vandalia and was raised in the Pentecostal faith. Joe was a predominant fixture in the community, you would often see him walking around with his daily soda, or enjoying the outdoors journaling in his notebook.

He is survived by several cousins and friends; and was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Jeanette Williams.