WILLIAMS, Alan – Passed away on August 9, 2012, peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer, with his loving wife Jean by his side. He is much loved and will be sadly missed by his surviving children, Alan, Margaret, Karen, Dorothy, sons-in-law Dave and Peter, daughter-in-law Linda. Also missed by his nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Also survived by his brothers Robert and Phillip. A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill Street S.,Newcastle. A memorial service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment atBondHeadCemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. A special thanks to R.J. for his care over the past year. (Expressions of sympathy may be made on-line through www.newcastlefuneralhome.com).