Myrl James Williams

Born: 08/10/1946 Passed:

Myrl James Williams 73, of Massillon, passed away peacefully, January 19, 2020.

He was born to the late Stanley and Ethel (Nelson) Williams, on August 10, 1946, in Jamestown, New York and grew up in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania. He was a proud Member of the Massillon American Legion, Forty and Eight Club, and the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 669, for 52 years.

He is survived by sister, Cheryl “Sue” Harvey; daughters, Anna (Nathan) Mayle, Wanda Tyler, and Shelley Peebles; grandchildren, Joshua (Katie) Foltz, Jeremy Mayle, Courtney (Jacob) Harmon, Ashley Tyler, Kaitlynn Peebles, and LillyAnn Peebles.

In addition to his parents, Myrl was preceded in death by his wife, best friend and soul mate of 47 years, Peggy (Klem) Williams; and brother, Louis “Budda” Williams.

In keeping with his wishes, no public services are planned. The family encourages donations be made to the Children’s Heart Foundation | Saving Children’s Lives. One Heart at Time.

Condolences and special memories may be shared online at

Heritage Cremation Society




5 Tributes to Myrl James Williams

  1. Sister Sue says:

    Jim was a loving, caring and gentle person who so very much loved his family. He grieved so much for his wife Peggy and now is united with her again. I have many fond memories from our childhood days. Loving “Little Sis”.

  2. Evelyn says:

    Wanda I am so sorry for the loss of your father. We are never ready to let them go.????

  3. Dale and Rosanne Miller says:

    Myrl was a good friend with whom we shared many fun times. He dearly missed his wife Peggy, and now they will be together again. Our thoughts and prayers are sent to the family.

  4. The Russo Family says:

    Our thoughts and prayers to the family in Jesus name

  5. Mary Alice Chivers says:

    Anna and Nathan and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Your father will be in your hearts forever.

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