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“Such a kind soul and gentle person that I enjoyed calling a friend. "Russ" was a delight to know and to share conversation. His true inner spirit...Read More »
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“Brother we have walked many steps alone and together over the years. I will treasure our memories and all the things you done for our mom and...Read More »
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“we shared a lot of good memories over the years. you will be missed buddy. ”
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Russell Thomas Williams age 67, of LaFayette, GA passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

He was born in LaFayette, Georgia to the late Russell & Sarah Thomas Williams. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War where he received the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, recipient of three Purple Hearts, two Overseas Bars and expert M-14 Rifle commendation. He was a industrial engineer in the carpet industry and former employee of Koch Foods, Aladdin Carpet, Candle Wick Yarns and Lookout Mountain Transportation Service. He had resided in the LaFayette area for the past ten years. He enjoyed gardening, was a good handy man and mechanic. He attended New City Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga, TN.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother: David Williams, sisters: Rhonda Paulk and Marsha Williams.

He is survived by his wife: Erica Fay Williams of LaFayette, GA, daughters: Sarah (Myche) Barrett of Ringgold, GA, Lisa (Jeff) Johnson of Chatsworth, GA, siblings: Charles Williams of Rossville, GA, Theodore "Ted" Williams, Russell "Buddy" Williams both of Ringgold, GA, Patricia Whaley of Fort Oglethorpe, GA, Mary Lou Hartgraves of Cleveland, TN, Trudy "Tiny" Hayes of LaFayette, GA, Marie Williams of Ringgold, GA, grandchildren: Drew Crumbley, Alex Johnson, Tielor Johnson, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5: 00 pm – 9:00 pm – April 7th. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon - Wednesday – April 8, 2015 at New City Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga, TN.

Burial will follow at Chattanooga Veterans National Cemetery – Chattanooga, TN.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel.

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