Joseph Damon Williams of Emmitsburg, MD passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Frederick Memorial Hospital at 6:00 AM with his pastor by his side. Born at home in Taneytown, MD on May 8, 1951, he was the sixth child of the late John Williams, Sr. and Marguerite Williams (Lee) who lovingly raised ten children.
Damon is survived by his loving siblings John Williams, Jr. (Patricia), Jeffery Williams (Linda), Darryl Williams (Lisa), Marijon Young (Reginald), brothers-in-law, Keith Roberts and Michael Weaver, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by siblings Paula Hill, Gregory Williams, Sr., Mitchell Williams, Diane Weaver, Leslie Roberts, and nephew, Chad Williams.
Damon graduated from Francis Scott Key H. S. in June 1970. He attended Mt. St. Mary’s University and Penn State, York campus, earning an Associate degree. He worked as a spec writer for Worthington Pump Company in Taneytown, MD. Damon enjoyed listening to music (especially jazz, and rock ‘n roll), writing poetry, watching old movies and retirement.
The family sends a special thank you to Damon’s neighbors and friends at Lincoln on the Park Senior Apartments for their kindness.
Services will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. The family will receive friends from 10 AM - 11 AM at St. Joseph’s Church at 47 DePaul Street in Emmitsburg, MD with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11 AM. Interment will follow directly after the service at New St Joseph’s Cemetery on South Seton Ave.
The family requests that all those attending the service to please wear a mask as a measure of safety for all in attendance. Arrangements have been entrusted to Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Emmitsburg, MD.