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Willard Harold Williams

January 15, 1928 — November 15, 2023

Gate City, VA

 

Willard H. Williams – Gate City, VA

Willard Harold Williams, 95, Gate City, VA, went to Heaven to be with Ruby, the love of his life, Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Born in Scott County, VA, on January 15, 1928, Willard was the son of the late Charlie Williams and Mary Mullins Williams.

He worked for Bays Mountain Construction, later switching to Eastman Chemical Co., where he retired after 39 and a half years.

Willard was a true family man with a great love for his family. His hobbies were farming and real estate. He attended Sloantown Community Church throughout the years.

In addition to his parents, his wife, Ruby R. Williams; sisters, Julie Bledsoe, Jean Cape, Joyce Gill; and brothers, Robert, Jack, Charlie, Wesley, Kyle, and Clell preceded him in death.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Juanita (Edie) Adams, Nora Duncan, and Lois Williams; son, Jerry H. Williams (Pat); grandchildren, Daphne Matthews, Brenda Elliott, and Melissa McMellan; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Joey, Ty, Jimmy, Logan, and Troy; great- great grandchildren, Madison, Raiden, Angel, Maci, and Ellie; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2-4p.m., Sunday, November 19, 2023, at the Gate City Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 4:00p.m., in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Lester Bledsoe officiating.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00a.m., Monday, November 20, 2023, at the Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, VA. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15a.m., to go in procession to the graveside service.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

An online guest register is available for the Williams family at www.gatecityfunerals.com.

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Willard H. Williams.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, November 19, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Sunday, November 19, 2023

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gene Falin Memorial Chapel

136 Beech St, Gate City, VA 24251

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Graveside Service

Monday, November 20, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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