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Henry James Williams

January 10, 1931 — April 6, 2018

Henry James Williams

Henry James Williams, 87 of Worthington Springs passed away on April 6, 2018. He was born on January 10, 1931 in Union County, Florida, being a lifelong resident of the county. He was born to the late Joseph and Katie Roberts Williams. He was a 1950 graduate of Union County High School, where he was an all-conference football player. He was honored in 2011 by being one of the inaugural inductees to the Union County High School Hall of Fame. Mr. Williams proudly served his country in the Unites States Air Force. He retired in 1992 from Florida Gas after 32 years of "shift work". Mr. Williams was a member of Sardis Baptist Church.
Henry's passion was farming and "his" cows. He was locally well known for his sweet corn and collard green crops. He enjoyed Union County High Football and Florida Gator Football; where he was a season ticket holder for over 30 years.

Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years Lahoma, son James, five brothers: Bryant, John R, Robert, Walter, and Roland Williams. One sister Jennie Bell Ahrens.

He is survived by his daughters Nedra (James) Horton of Lake Butler, Martha Williams of Jacksonville, one son Bernard Williams of Worthington Springs, nephew, Joseph (Shelli) Williams of Jesup, GA, brother, Russell Williams and sister, Angeline Hutson, he is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Cemetery Details

Elzey Chapel Cemetery
13372 SW 52nd Street
Lake Butler, FL, 32054


APR 10. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Archer Funeral Home

55 N Lake Ave

Lake Butler, FL, US, 32054

[email protected]


APR 11. 11:00 AM

Sardis Baptist Church

Worthington Springs, FL, US

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