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Joe Lynn Williams Obituary

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Joe Lynn Williams died peacefully on December 22, 2020, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, at the age of 73.

Joe is survived by his loving companion, Donna Williams of Lone Oak; his son, Brandon “Woody” Williams and his wife Lesley of Sulphur Springs; his daughter, Jennifer Johnson and her husband Tom of Royse City; his brother Don Williams and his wife June of Bastrop. He also had 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, which he adored. He is preceded in death by his son, Brian Scott Williams, his father, William Edward Williams, and his Mother, Geneva Mae Williams, all of Greenville Texas.

Joe was born on February 11, 1947, in Greenville Texas, to W.E. and Geneva Williams. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1965. He retired from F&F Metal Products, a casket manufacturing company, where he served as the Plant Manager for over 20 years.

His children remember him as a strong, generous, and talented father who encouraged them to find something they love and do it with passion. He could fix anything and was always there to share advice when help was needed. He will always be remembered for his work ethic in everything he did.

Joe was accomplished at woodworking and making custom banjos. He also built many guns with his kids, grandkids, and many friends. He was a witty individual who loved to tell stories and was passionate about helping those in need.  

A celebration of life will be scheduled sometime after COVID is under control. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Terrific Tuesdays at 301 Church Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Terrific Tuesdays is a respite care program for anyone with Alzheimer’s, dementia, senility, stroke, or any other type of brain injury.

We would like to thank all of the caregivers/staff at Carriage House Manor and True Hearts & Hands Hospice for their attention and care for our Dad. A special thank you goes to Karen, his hospice nurse, for her love and compassion until his last breath.

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