James E. "Jim" Williams

Stafford ~ James "Jim" Edwin Williams, age 69, passed away on August 2, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.

     Jim was born on July 25, 1950 in Wellsville, NY, a son of the late James H. and Virginia Shepard Williams.  He attended Wellsville Schools before moving to Henrietta.  He attended Rush-Henrietta, where he was an outstanding football and basketball player.  He graduated in 1968 and then attended Austin Peay State University in Tennessee.

     During his working career, he worked at L. P. Brady Distributor, Agway Energy Products and Townsend Propane and Oil Co.

     Jim was a very loving husband, father and grandfather.  He enjoyed fishing, golfing, camping, playing cards and board games with family and friends.  He also enjoyed watching his children's and grandchildren's sports, dancing and other activities.

     Jim is survived by his loving wife, Margaret "Peggy" Zimmerman Williams; daughters, Shannon (Tom) Ingles, Stacie (Patrick) Major and Katie Williams; son, David (Mindy) Williams; grandchildren, Joshua & Andrew Englerth, Delaney & Allie Ingles, Walker, Morgan & Madison Major, Connor Hyde, Ellison, Anneliese, Quincey and Ledger Williams; sisters, Ann (Ron) Rowley, Nancy Ewart, Debra (Doug) Bleier; brother-in-law, Don Mayer, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Jane Mayer and Dixie Uhler, brothers-in-law, Jay Hasbrouck and James Ewart, niece, Lisa Wilusz and nephews, Pete Stannard and Bob Rowley.

     Jim's family would like to thank Wilmot Cancer Center, VNA and Homecare & Hospice of Genesee County for their wonderful and compassionate care.

     Family and friends may call on Friday, August 9 from 2 ~ 5 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd (Rt. 19), LeRoy, where a Remembrance Service will be held at 5:00 PM.

     In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jim may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital per his request.  He said "Help the children, they have their whole lives ahead of them".