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James Williams

Funeral services for James D. Williams, 70, Pottersville, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Williams passed away at 11:24 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri.


He was born June 16, 1947, at Caulfield, Missouri, to James Oscar Williams and Mackie Jean Postle Williams.  On August 17, 1984, he was married at Cotter, Arkansas, to Linda Colvin.  Jim worked as a logger and enjoyed working on the Beaver’s Farm.  He was blessed with many good friends and family.  Jim enjoyed showing his horse, Bella, with his granddaughter, Cailey.


He is survived by his wife, Linda Williams, of the family home; four children, Dewayne Williams, Regina Perry and husband, David, Vera Beavers and husband, Robbie and Brian Groves; five grandchildren, Jon, Bailey, Chase and wife, Tressa, Skylar and wife, Kasi and Cailey; five great-grandchildren; special friend, Brooke House; six brothers, Jerry Williams and wife, Sandra, Jack Williams and wife, Connie, Vic Williams and wife, Kathy, Gary Williams and wife, Cindy, Larry Williams and wife, Kathy and Randy Williams; three sisters, Joy Brazeal and husband, Cecil, Betty Riley and husband, Scott and Linda Hoover and husband, Rick; mothers-in-law, Beryl Colvin and Myrtle Hensley; sister-in-law, Terri Summers and husband, Wayne; brother-in-law, Barry Colvin; and many nieces and nephews.


His parents, first wife, Meril Ann Hensley Williams and one brother, Jared Williams, preceded him in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Fowler Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Crider Church of Christ and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at