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515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500

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James Williams

James Paul "Jimmy" Williams Sr.

Wednesday, July 9th, 1941 - Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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James P. "Jimmy" Williams, Sr., age 77, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 12th, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, after a brave four year battle with cancer.

Born in Sumter on July 9, 1941, he was the son of the late Claude Williams and the late Lota Mathis Lee. Mr. Williams retired from Civil Service at Shaw AFB in 2002 after serving 40 years as Housing Manager. He attended public schools in Sumter for his elementary education and was a high school graduate of Choctawhatchee High School in Fort Walton Beach, FL. He also attended USC in Columbia.

Surviving are his wife Gayle, two daughters, Terri Compton (James) and Christi Morris; two sons, James Williams, Jr. and Kevin Williams (Lindsay); stepdaughter Angel Mazzoni (Mauro); stepson Shawn Dolen (Heather); a brother, Doug Williams (Carol); a sister, Geraldine Bastian; grandchildren, Brandon, Allison, Corey, Jacob, Matthew, Brianna, Finn, Nicholas, Hayden, Genesis and Lexi; also a great-grandson, Jackson; a host of nieces and nephews, numerous caring and loving friends; and a loving fur baby, Kitty Kat.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens funeral home.

The family would like to express appreciation to the Oncology Unit at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital for their loving care.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium is in charge of arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
    Address
    515 Miller Road
    SUMTER, SC 29150
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
    Address
    515 Miller Road
    SUMTER, SC 29150
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Charles Ahtonen

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803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net