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L.G. Williams, Jr.

May 12, 1941 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

L.G. Williams, Jr. gained his wings on Friday, February 12, 2021.  He was born in Rotan, Texas on May 12, 1941 to Irene Huitt and L.G. Williams.  He attended Oscar Deprist High School in Hamlin, Texas.  He accepted Christ at an early age.  He attended Amarillo Bible Fellowship and later moved his membership to St. John Baptist Church of Amarillo.

He worked for Rotan Advance Printing for many years before moving to Amarillo, Texas.  He was the oldest and chaperone for his siblings when attending the drive-in movie, the car would be so packed inside that he would put some under the trunk just to get all of them in for a dollar.  He was employed as a Machine Operator at the Smelter Copper Plant and later worked for Asarco Copper Refinery for twenty-five years all together.  He loved spending time with family, telling jokes and playing dominoes and never met a stranger.  He was a friend to many around Amarillo.

He is preceded in death by his brothers Virgil Williams & Henry (Charles) Williams.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother, Irene Huitt of Rotan, Texas; his ex-wife, Suzie Barnes of Amarillo; two daughters:  Christy (Brian) Gilkey of Kansas City, Missouri and Trina Frost of Amarillo, Texas; one son, L.G. Williams, III of Rotan, Texas; five sisters: Inez Reese, Eula Gentry, Kaye Triggs, Annie Franklin all of Rotan, Texas and Sara (Homer) Reddic of Sweetwater, Texas; two brothers: Henry Franklin and Jerry (Ramona) Williams both of Rotan, Texas; six grandchildren:  Shamon Wilson, Bria Jennings, Tynisha Williams, Trevaughnte Wilson and Delvin Wilson, Jr. all of Amarillo, Texas, Cassondra Ortega, Sweetwater, Texas; five great-grandchildren:  Ja’Leah Roddy and Kambree Gilkey both of Amarillo, Texas Brianna McDonald, Arianna Alonzo and Devin Jennings of Sweetwater, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.

L.G. Williams, Jr. was loved by many.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
February 19, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church (Amarillo, Texas)
3100 Angelus Drive
Amarillo, TX 79107

Graveside Service
Saturday
February 20, 2021

12:00 PM
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
6969 E. Interstate 40
Amarillo, Texas 79118

Video is available for this event


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