Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Ethan Williams

Ethan Daniel Tyler Williams, 27, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017.  Ethan was born October 13, 1990 in Bowling Green, KY to Charles and Debbie (nee Payne) Williams.  He was a graduate of Campbell County High School.  Ethan worked in the shipping industry, performed in the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps, and was also an amateur musician.  He had a love for all things musical and loved listening to and writing music.  He was proficient with the French horn, mellophone, bass guitar, and keyboards.  His sense of humor and use of puns were always a source of laughter and will be sorely missed.  He is survived by his parents; girlfriend, Kara Ridder; two brothers, Phillip (Rachel) Williams, Joseph (Katherine) Williams; also survived by his nephew Gale Williams and three foster-nephews.  Ethan was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Charles and Allie (nee Hudson) Williams and maternal grandparents Kenneth and Katherine (nee Hawks) Payne.  He will forever live on in the hearts and minds of the many lives that he touched as a friend, brother, son, and loved one. Memorial Visitation will be 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Saturday, January 6th, 2018 at Main Street Baptist Church, 11903 Alexandria Pike, Alexandria, KY 41001.  Memorial Service will follow the Visitation starting at 5:00 PM. Memorial donations may be made to the John Philip Sousa Band award.  Please contact Nick Little at for details on donating. Alexandria Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. So sorry for the loss of Ethan, he will surely be missed by so many. Love, hugs and prayers.

  2. On behalf of the Claryville Tyson Foods plant and Team Members, I offer our deepest condolences to you and your family as you navigate such inexpressible loss.

    Dennis Marasco

    Tyson Foods Chaplain


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