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Leslie J. Williams

August 4, 1943 — October 6, 2023

Leslie “Skip” John Williams, 80, of Bethlehem, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2023, at home surrounded by his family.

Born on August 4, 1943, in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Leslie R. and Christina (Berry) Williams.

Following his graduation from Liberty High School, Skip served our country in the United States Army during Vietnam. After his discharge from the military, he went on to work as a construction foreman for Schultz. He enjoyed fishing, water skiing, and wood working. He especially loved his grandchildren and his precious dogs, Audi, Raider, Snoogy and Kilo.

Skip will be dearly missed by his wife, Susan Jane (Griffith) Williams; daughters, Michele Lynn Vanderputten and her husband, Todd, and Kira Marie Leiderman and her husband, Fred; sister, Diane Shaffer; and three grandchildren, Ashley Vanderputten, Freddy and Emma Leiderman.

In addition to his parents, Skip is preceded in death by his son who passed in 2011, Brock Williams.

In keeping with Skip's wishes, there will be no services.

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