Charles F. Williams 1931 - 2015 Gardiner - Charles Freeman Williams, 84, of Augusta died Monday, September 28, 2015 at Togus Springs VA Hospice in Augusta. He was born in Gardiner on June 18, 1931, the son of Charles and Esther (Milligan) Williams. He attended Gardiner High School, graduating in 1949. He attended Baptist College, Walnut Ridge, AR and Baylor University, Waco, TX. Mr. Williams was a member of Company M 103 Infantry R.C.T. when it reformed after WWII. He made the Air Force his career, serving for 27 years and attaining the rank of Master Sgt. He served in Vietnam from 1968-1969. He was employed by the Maine Department of Manpower Affairs Augusta Job Service office for several years after retiring from the service in 1972. He was an avid golfer, ten pen bowler, and enjoyed camping and road trips around the country. Charles was a member of the Kora Temple Shrine and the Gardiner Lions Club. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Zeta Grey Williams, a daughter, Sheila Jean Williams, his sister Christina Hopkins and his sister Geraldine Dick and her husband Thomas. He is survived by four children, Jonathan David Williams of Woolwich, Dale Edward Williams and his wife, Tammy of Readfield, Brenda Marie LeClair and her husband Gregory of Pittston, and Shirley Ann Goggin and her husband Jeffrey of South China; 10 grandchildren, Wade and Lance Williams, Jessica, Nathan and Megan Williams, Ryan and Christopher LeClair, and Jason, Kevin and Kayla Goggin; 6 great grandchildren, his brother-in law Robert Hopkins and his wife Jackie, and several nieces and nephews. At the request of the family, there will be no visiting hours. A graveside service with military honors will be held at the Maine Veterans Cemetery on 167 Mount Vernon Road in Augusta on Friday, October 9th at 2:00pm. The family wishes to thank the staff at Togus Springs VA Hospice for their special care of their Dad and support of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Togus Springs VA Hospice, 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330 or to a charity of their choice.