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May 12, 1946 - April 12, 2019
Burlingame, California | Age 72


James Lee Williams, son of the late Lyle Williams and Ruthella Williams, was born in Clarinda, Iowa. He spent his first five years on a farm and moved to East Menlo Park in 1955. Graduated from Ravenswood High School in 1964. Married Anna McBride 4/9/66. Jim joined the U.S. Navy in 1966 and served with the Mobile Construction Battalion (MCB-10). Shipped from Port Hueneme, Oxnard to Vietnam where he served 2 tours from 1966-1969. He was discharged and resumed work in construction industry as a sheet-rocker & Drywall Contractor. He majored in oil painting at SJSU and married Gina Bortolotto 8/17/85.
Jim is survived by his wife Gina, children Shawna Farris, Jimmy Thomason, James Williams, Alexander Williams and Christine Williams. Grandchildren Sarah Farris, Nicole Farris, Caleb Thomason, Rose Williams and Lucas Williams. His siblings, Marlin Williams, Ann Leever, Mabel Krueger, Joe Williams and Julia Webber. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Duane. Active in the American Legion and local Veteran's organizations. Jim's family gave him meaning and purpose. He loved working on his home, his cars, solving difficult construction problems, reading, painting murals and above all Face Timing with his grandchildren. He is resting with Christ.

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