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The funeral of Murwillumbah stalwart and well-known businessman John Henry ‘Harry’ Williams, who died on Monday after a short illness aged 87, will be held today, Friday.

Scores of mourners are expected to pay their respects at the service at 1pm at All Saints Anglican Church, Murwillumbah.

The World War II veteran was for years at the helm of one of the Tweed’s largest businesses, JH Williams and Sons, and renowned for his dedication to his family and community and widely admired as a true gentleman.

The long-established firm was founded by his father James Henry Williams in the 1930s.

‘Harry’ Williams is survived by his wife Veema and daughter Susan, brother Earle and his wife Alice and nephews and nieces, Julie, Neil, Phillip, Dianne, Bruce and Lorraine.

 

 


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