OBITUARY

James Drane Williams

December 3, 1928August 12, 2014
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Williams, James Drane, 85, entered into eternal rest on August 12, 2014. Jim graduated from Manual High School where he was a cheerleader and later graduated from the University of Louisville. He served in the United States Air Force and retired after 43 years from Henry Vogt Machine Company.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Patterson Williams and grandson, Christopher Hale.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 18 years, Linda; daughters, Debbie (Duray) Hale and Terrie (Chris) Williams Maron of Apollo Beach Florida; step-son, Steve (Claire) Gaffney; grandchildren, Jason (Stephanie) Hale, Kristen (Scott) Duncan, and Hunter Chase Townsend; 5 great grandchildren; sister, Nancy; and step-granddaughters, Katie (Rico) Escudero and Stephanie Gaffney.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Evergreen Funeral Home on Saturday at noon. Visitation will be Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment at Evergreen Cemetery.

Please make memorial contributions in Jim's name to either the University of Louisville Business Department or Manual High School Scholarship fund.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, August 15, 2014
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 16, 2014
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James Drane Williams

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Cindy Mason

August 19, 2014

Thinking of you in this difficult time.

Susan Hill

August 16, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Love,
Susan, Brad, Reagan & Peyton Hill

American Heart Association

August 16, 2014

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

Ann Stewart

August 15, 2014

Jim and my husband Ted were in the same class (1946) at Manual. Manual had no more ardent fan than Windy. He will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy for your loss.

Jo Ann and Ronnie Maynard

August 15, 2014

Linda, we are so sorry for your loss. We are praying that God will see you through this terrible time of sorrow.

Junior & Debbie Keeton

August 15, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Ruth Hagan

August 15, 2014

Linda,
I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW i AM KEEPING YOU IN MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS.

Donna & Caitlyn Cornette

August 15, 2014

So Sorry for your Loss Linda. Prayers are with you and your family at this time. Donna & Caitlyn Cornette

shirley stinson

August 15, 2014

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Wayne and Carol Dinwiddie

August 15, 2014

Linda, we were both shocked and saddened to hear about Jim's sudden passing. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you at this time and in the coming days of difficult adjustment.