Kenneth Wayne Williams

Published 3:48 pm Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Kenneth Wayne Williams, 76, of Elizabethton, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at his residence. Kenneth was born in Elizabethton to the late Harry Burgie and Ina Wilson Williams. In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his daughter, Amy Michelle Williams.
Kenneth was a proud United States Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict. He was an electrical technician at ITT in Gray and also worked at Watauga Industries. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening – especially roses — fishing, telling jokes and loved his dogs.
Those left to cherish Kenneth’s memory include his wife, Diane Williams, of the home; two daughters, Tina Amstead of Jonesborough, Tenn., and Tamitha Ratliff of Kingsport, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Makaila, Brittany, Megan and Terry; five great-grandchildren, Mi’ara, Audrey, Maliyah, Oliver and Everson; two sisters, Goldie “Paulette” Brown and Roxie “Tootie” Hill, both of Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
An open visitation for friends to stop by the funeral home and sign the guest register book will be conducted from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, November 7, at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton or at the residence at any time. A graveside service to honor the life of Kenneth Wayne Williams will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, November 8, at Mountain Home National Cemetery (New Annex – 215 Heroes Drive) with Pastor Marvin Slagle officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Churchill Hill will serve as honorary pallbearer. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter, 135 Sycamore Shoals Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643 in honor of Kenneth. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is honored to serve the Williams family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.