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Chance A. Williams

July 6, 1996 ~ April 4, 2017 (age 20)


Chance A. Williams 20, of Bedford, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  He was born on July 6, 1996 in Hershey, a son of Norman and Vicky (Blattenberger) Williams.  In addition to his parents he is survived by two brothers: Tyler and Tanner Williams, of Bedford; maternal grandmother Annie Smouse, widow of Joe, of Bedford; maternal grandfather Jim Blattenberger, of Bedford, and family friend, Ed Parfitt, of Bedford.  He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Norman and Anne Williams.

Chance was a 2014 graduate of Bedford High School, and participated in the wrestling, cross country, and football programs.  He was a High Honor Roll student while in high school, and a member of the National Honor Society.  Everyone who knew Chance said he had such a kind and gentle nature.  Chance would have been a wonderful nurse. He was attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania, on several academic scholarships, where he was a junior. He was an Eagle Scout, who loved to hunt and fish, and attended the Bedford Presbyterian Church.  During the summer and weekends, he worked as a CNA at Donahoe Manor Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at the Bedford Presbyterian Church, in Bedford, with Rev. Doug Friant, and Rev. Earl Stewart officiating.  Burial at Bedford Cemetery.  Friends will be received on Thursday, from 5-9 p.m., at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford.  In lieu of flowers those wishing may make contributions in Chance’s name to: Bedford Presbyterian Church, 145 S. Juliana St., Bedford, PA 15522.  Our online guestbook is available at

 Service Information

April 6, 2017

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

Funeral Service
April 7, 2017

11:00 AM
Bedford Presbyterian Church
145 S. Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

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