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Obituary of James Hartsell Williams
James Hartsell Williams, 85, of Troy, NC died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst, NC.
Mr. Williams was the son of the late William Claude Williams and the late Blanche Hartsell Williams. He retired from the N. C. Forestry Service after 20 years of service. He then worked at McRae Industries in the maintenance department for 12 years before retirement. He was an Army Veteran having served during the Korean War.
Jim was known to be a smiling, happy, and loving man who was always willing to help others. He loved hunting, gardening, yardwork and being in his front porch swing.
He is survived by his wife of 63 happy years, Ruby Williams, Troy, NC; son: Barry Williams and wife Wanda of Wadeville, NC; son Neil Williams of Mt. Gilead, NC; grandchildren: Anna Williams and husband Robert Lilly, Ashley Williams, and Jennifer Webb and husband Daniel; great-grandchildren: Jordan Webb, Emalee Webb, and Deacon Lilly. He was preceded in death by his son Danny Williams, daughter-in-law, Karen Williams, and brother Wallace Williams.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Pugh-Troy Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Troy, NC. A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Troy Wesleyan Church, 842 Ophir Ave., Troy, NC with the Rev. James Brewer and the Rev. Randy Haithcock officiating. Burial will follow in Wadeville Methodist Church Cemetery, Wadeville, NC.
On-line condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.
Pugh-Troy Funeral Home is serving the Williams family.