Matthew Williams, age 69, passed away at his home in Vermillion, on June 12, 2013. He leaves behind a son, Nehemiah Williams of Bend, OR; and a daughter, Nekolina Griffin of Bristol, England. He is also survived by two brothers, Steven Williams of Sioux Falls, and Henry Morrow, Jr., of Charles Town, WV. A brother, Peter Dudrow; his father, Robert Williams; and his mother, Barbara Morrow; predeceased him.
Matthew was born in Hollywood, CA, and grew up in Shepherdstown, WV, and often spent time with his grandparents in Armonk, Westchester County, NY. Matthew was a talented and accomplished musician and artist, with a deep love and passion for music, especially writing contemporary music, playing the piano and singing. For many years he worked as a builder, remodeler and home designer with a keen eye for creating and transforming existing structures with new and innovative architectural styles. Later in life, he obtained a degree in anthropology and traveled extensively in the United States.
A memorial service will be held at Towne Square Apartments on Friday, June 28 at 3 p.m.