On Thursday, January 14, 2021, Danny Dodd Williams went home to be with the Lord. Danny was born on November 15, 1939, in Dresden, TN.
He loved playing sports at Dresden High School After he graduated, he enlisted in the Air Force. He flew on C-130’s. He served 9 years, was a Vietnam veteran and flew all over the world. He met the love of his life while stationed at L.A.F.B. in Groveport, Ohio. He married Sharon Rotondo on October 30, 1965.
After leaving the military, Danny found his niche in the automotive industry. He worked in sales and management for Bill Swad and Ricart. The city of Whitehall Division of Police awarded him a certificate of appreciation in July 2000 for outstanding services to the community while employed at Ricart.
Danny was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Rachael and Harlon Peery; his father and stepmother, Dell and Evelyn Williams; his brother, Douglas Williams; granddaughter, Kiesha Watters; mother-in-law, Martha Rotunda; and several aunts, uncles, and grandparents.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sharon; daughter, Kimberly; granddaughters, Tekiera and Jamaica; grandson, Keijuan; three great-granddaughters, Solana, Jamiya, and Jemini; brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Christina Rotunda; sisters, Kay (Bobby) Parish, Ann (Larry) Argo, Judy Morris, and Sandra (Bruce) Latimer; brothers, Roger (Kathy) Williams and Steve (Brenda) Williams; special beloved aunt, Lois Simmons; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Beloved church family at Alum Creek Baptist Church.
On Thursday, January 21, 2021, a viewing was held at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio from 10-11 a.m. At 11 a.m., there was a service held in the chapel. At 11:30 a.m., all those who wished left for Forest Lawn Cemetery. At noon, family met in the chapel for a brief commitment service. Those who wished remained in their cars in the chapel parking lot to view the Honor Guard ceremony.
Alum Creek Baptist Church hosted a luncheon at the fellowship hall of the church, located at 3857 Alum Creek Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43207, just past Williams Road on the left side of Alum Creek.
(Paid for by the family)