Former Race Car Driver and Paoli Native Dies

Thomas Williamson was a champion stock car driver.

Thomas Williamson, who was born in Paoli in 1926 died Saturday at age 85.

According to an obituary posted on Legacy.com "Tom owned and operated Skippack Sales & Service for 31 years before retiring in 1991. During this time he raced stock cars and was the 1964 champion at Hatfield Speedway. He also raced at Grandview and Reading Speedways.

He served as an Army sergeant with Company C, 51st Military Police Battalion, in the Philippine Islands and Japan. He was a life member of VFW Post 5308, Telford, Pa., and also a member of the Keystone R/C Club, where he built and flew radio controlled model airplanes."

According to the obituary, Thomas Wiliamson is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marian E. (Fulmer) Williamson, his daughters, Linda Stevenson, Sharon Butler, Deborah Betts, his grandchildren, Tanya Kateusz, Clayton Babcock, Troy Babcock, Thomas Mohr, Jennifer Simmon, Allison Betts, Lydia Butler and his four great-grandchildren.

You can read the complete obituary by clicking here.


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