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James "Jim" L. Williams

January 1, 1940 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

JAMES “JIM” L. Williams, age 80. Beloved father of Jay (Kelly) and the late Christopher (Bethann); loving grandfather of Cassidy, Jackson, Brennan, Gavin, and Tate; dear brother of the late Wesley (Sharon) and Uncle to Melanie and Carrie Mason (Jack); and former-wife and dear friend, Ms. Karen Bordeaux-Williams.

Jim was an academic and an intellect with a kind demeanor. After retiring from several roles as an educator and social worker for the State of Ohio, Jim enjoyed serving as a Parliamentarian for several local and national organizations. In addition, Jim was active with the Western Reserve Calligraphy Guild and his Alma Matter’s: St. John High School in Ashtabula and John Carrol University in Cleveland. Above all, Jim cherished time with his grandchildren and family, sharing his wisdom and unconditional love. Recently, Jim shared a farewell quote: “We arrive and depart dependent upon others.  Dependency teaches humility”.

Private funeral services were held. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Twinsburg Public Library in Jim’s name.  

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Services

Private Services

Ferfolia Funeral Home
356 W. Aurora Road
Sagamore Hills, OH 44067

Donations

Twinsburg Public Library
10050 Ravenna Rd., Twinsburg OH 44087

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