A Celebration of Life Service for Jerome Lamarr Williams, 65, Lawrence will be from 4:00 until 7:00 PM on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Broken Arrow Park in Lawrence. He died Thursday, August 22, 2013 at his home.
Jerome was born April 15, 1948 in Wichita, KS the son of Harding and Eloise (Harris) Williams.
He was a graduate of Leavenworth High School.
He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. While serving in the Army, Jerome received three purple hearts and one bronze star.
He co-owned Blues Brews and BBQ from 1992 until 1994. He was a machine operator at ICL Performance in Lawrence until he retired in April 2008.
He married Margaret Austin on May 26, 1972 in Leavenworth, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Monica A. Williams, Lawrence, Shonna M. Williams, Topeka, KS; two sons, Damien M. Williams, Lawrence, Greg Watkins, Eudora; 15 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and two sisters, Barbara Tolbert, and Veatrice Williams, both of Leavenworth, KS.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Donald.
Prayers go out to the entire family. Sorry about your loss.
We want to extend our deepest sympathy to the Williams family. Wally worked with Jerome. We would also like to say Thank You Jerome for serving our country. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
My prayers go out to the family. Look forward to the good that is yet to be. He was truly loved by many. I will miss him dearly. May God bless you abundantly as you begin this new phase of your journey, accepting God’s healing love.
So sorry to hear of this. Jerome was always one to make me giggle at his silly comments. Prayers to all the family, and especially you Margaret. Much Love and tender thoughts.