Posted: Sat 2:38 PM, May 25, 2013
Funeral Home: Leavitt Funeral Home
James E. Williams, 81, of Parkersburg, died May 24, 2013 at his residence. He was born July 9, 1931 in Wood County a son of the late Harry M. and Cora Shultz Williams.
He was self employed, building and remodeling homes in the Mid-Ohio Valley for over 60 years and later spent time going to the "office" twice a day, known to most as McDonald's on Southside. He was loved by many friends, family and all that knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eleanor Smith Williams; three
children, Cynthia Mae (Barry) Lyons of Lynchburg, VA, James Monroe Williams of Vincent, OH, Timothy Ray Williams of Parkersburg; six grandchildren, Patrick and Andrew Lyons, Rachel, Walker, Ryan and Takoda Williams; one sister, Alice Criss of Parkersburg and one brother, Kenneth Williams of Parkersburg.
Services will be Wednesday 11:00 am at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg with Pastor Dave Stilgenbauer officiating.
Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be Tuesday 2-8 pm at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made in his honor to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio, 711 E Livingston Ave Columbus, OH 43205.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.com