Jarrell W. Williams

Jarrell W. Williams, 89, of Galax, VA and formerly from Cottageville, WV passed away March 10, 2020 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem, VA. At his request, a private family memorial service will be held on the family farm in Clay, WV.

Jarrell (Jay) Williams was born January 06, 1931 in Clay, WV to Ray and Lue Williams.Jay was a beloved husband and father, as well as grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by his wife Shirley P. Williams; son David and wife Dena; daughter Jane Winters and husband Roger of Wirtz, VA; step-son Robert Garnes of Flatwoods, WV; and step-daughters Lois Daniels of Wellston, OH, and Leigh Schwendeman of Pomeroy, OH; as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Jaywas a Veteran who served as a paratrooper in the United States Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Japan from 1952 thru 1954.He was retired from Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation where he worked for 28 years at theKaiser’s Ravenswood Works as well as Kaiser plants in Ghana, Africa and Wales, UK.

Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Fancy Gap Friends, 580 Mountain View Drive, Fancy Gap, VA 24328 to support the organization’s transport program.

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