Charles Stanley Williams Sr. of Carlisle passed away December 31, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa. Chuck was born February 6, 1932 in Edenton, North Carolina to Charles and Clara Williams. He enjoyed helping others, being with family, and filled his spare time woodworking.\nHis careers spanned the Veterans Administration, General Electric, and the DC Air National Guard. He served honorably in the military for 39 years and retired as a Master Sergeant. Chuck was a Crew Chief for numerous aircraft to include the P-51, F-86 and the F-100. He was also a Flight Engineer in the C-124. Deployment locations included: Iceland, Goose Bay Labrador, Wake Island, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Guam, Spain and Germany. His aircraft was the first to arrive for disaster response during Hurricane Camille in 1969.\nHe is survived by his wife of 65 years Amelia, his children; Leona (Dean) Powell of New Bloomfield Missouri, Susan (Carl Pivarsky) Williams of Madison Alabama, Charles (Pamela) Williams Jr. of Spickard Missouri, J.B. (Sherri) Williams of Cabot Arkansas, and Mark (Jennifer) Williams of Ft. Leavenworth Kansas; and a brother Paul (Helen) Williams of Richmond Virginia. Chuck is also survived by his 8 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his siblings; Albert, Hubert, Virginia, Helen, and Jimmy. \nVisitation will be Wednesday, January 3rd from 4 pm to 7 pm and Funeral Services will be held at Peterson Funeral Home of Carlisle on Thursday, January 4th at 1230 pm. Burial with military honors will follow at 2 pm and take place at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel, Iowa. Memorials in Charles' name can be made to the USO or the National Kidney Foundation.