James Roy Williams, 63 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019, at his home.
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James was born Friday, January 20, 1956, in Cookeville, Tennessee and he was the son of the late Roosevelt Williams and Barbara (Polson), Bilbrey.
James was a loving son, brother, dad, gramps, and friend. He began Williams Carpet in 1981 and continued to operate the business until he became ill. James enjoyed spending his free time on Dale Hollow Lake with his family and friends. He was loved by all that knew him and he will be greatly missed.
James is survived by Wife, Debra Williams, 3 Children, Richard and Patty Scott, Debbie Tayes, and Jamie and Chad Craighead, 9 Grandchildren, Samuel Scott, Justin Tayes, Kerrie Tayes, Marisa Dillon, Zachary Dillon, Lacey Williams, Chelsea, Abigail, and Lauren Craighead; Mother, Barbara Bilbrey; 3 Brothers, Lynell and Cathy Williams, Ralph and Jessica Williams, and Dale and Linda Williams; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.
In addition to his father, James was preceded in death by his Son, Jeremy Williams; 3 Sisters, Ann Williams, Rosalee Williams, and Nancy Hayes; Brother, Freddie Williams.
Special thank you to Beverly Gentry, The Soard Family, CRMC, and The Cancer Center.
Funeral Services for James Roy Williams will be held Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 2:00 pm from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home Lynell Williams officiating. Entombment will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery - Mausoleums.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Monday, November 4, 2019, and on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, from 12:00 pm until time of service at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.