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MILLEDGEVILLE – James M. Williams, age 66, died at home Monday, July 10, 2017 following an extended illness.
James was born on October 24, 1950 in Sterling the son of C. Richard and Margaret (McKean) Williams. He married Kathy Burgess on September 26, 1970 in Prairie du Chien, Wis. Jim owned and operated Jim Williams Flooring for over 30 years. He shared his skills to many installers in the area. Jim was an avid reader, woodworker, enjoyed conversation with friends and his true happiness was the time he spent with his grandkids. He was a member of the Milledgeville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include, his wife Kathy of Milledgeville; one sister, Gayle (Rick) Evans of Rock Falls; one brother, Kevin (Karen) Williams of Bartlett; two grandchildren, Isabella "Izzy" Pena and Alexander "Alex" Chaffee.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Marin Williams.
Visitation is Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, Milledgeville. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the church with Reverend Sophia Hyon officiating. A private family burial at Oak Knoll Memorial Park, Sterling will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to the Milledgeville United Methodist Church to provide the opportunity for youth to attend Woodland Camp.