Billy J. Williams

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Billy J. Williams

A funeral service for Billy J. Williams, 77, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation is scheduled 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Shooks Chapel Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Story, Billy Ray Howard, Devon Martinez, Daniel Thedford, Ricky Wyly III and Justin Elliott.

Mr. Williams passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 at Rock Creek Health and Reb Center in Sulphur Springs.

He was born Feb. 4, 1943 to Frank James Williams and Tressie Walls Williams in Sulphur Springs. Mr. Williams was a restaurant manager before retiring and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include sister Shirley Ann Story of Sulphur Springs and a large number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, including a great-niece he raised as his own, Mystie Michelle Wilson (Boog) and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Tressie Williams; brothers, James Earl Williams, Frankie Eugene Williams and Robert Lee Williams; and sister, Tressie Smith Baker.

Arrangements are under the direction of Tapp Funeral Home.