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James Williams


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James Williams

An amazing brother, nephew, and friend, JAMES WILLIAMS, 55, of Roswell, NM, passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

SERVICES: A Graveside Service for Jimmy will be held at General Douglas L. McBride Veterans Cemetery on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at 10:00 AM.

On July 1, 1964, Jimmy was born to Joseph Williams and Wanda Jean Parker in Roswell, New Mexico. He graduated from Roswell High School and attended the New Mexico Military Institute. Jimmy loved playing football in high school and grew up to be a Dallas Cowboys fan. He joined the U.S. Army in April of 1984, where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division until he was honorably discharged in February of 1990. Jimmy had an outstanding military career receiving many badges and medals, including an Army Acheivment Medal and the Army Good Conduct Medal.

Throughout Jimmy’s life, he had been a painting contractor as well as a truck driver. He loved everyone and had a great sense of humor, which always kept his family and friends laughing at his jokes. Jimmy had the gift of the gab and a joyful spirit that attracted everyone, including many lovely ladies. He was a generous and caring person who loved to bless others, these gifts of compassion were more than learned behaviors, they were characteristics of his nature and his heart for service.

SURVIVORS: Those left behind to cherish memories of Jimmy are his brother, Kenny Williams; sister: Allison Williams; aunts: Esther Kennedy and Shirley Kahn and husband George; uncle: Jerry Coleman; niece: Desiree Williams; as well as Charles and Linda Coll and family.

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PRECEDED: Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Williams and Wanda Jean Parker; grandmother, Rosie Coleman; and brother, Eddie Parker.

In lieu of flowers or contributions, the family suggests those who wish to share a kind thought or words of sympathy and support may visit www.andersonbethany.com.


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