James M. Williams, age 86, U.S. Navy Veteran, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on March 2nd, 2020

James M. Williams, age 86, U.S. Navy Veteran, of Lombard, died February 28, 2020.

James was the loving husband of 59 years of Sandie nee Allen; loving father of Paul of Toulon, IL, Lisa (Chris) Goebel of Aurora and Melanie of Carpentersville; and fond grandfather of Stephen of Aurora and Catherine of Aurora.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 with a Visitation from 11 AM until the time of Funeral Service at 1 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

James was born in Toulon, Illinois.  He graduated from University of Illinois in 1959 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He had been a Lombard resident since 1960 and had lived on Craig Place since 1967.

James served in the U.S. Navy on the Destroyer U.S.S. Watts as a Radioman.  He retired from Motorola in 1998 after 39 years as an engineer.

James loved camping, fishing, hunting and playing bridge.

Memorials in memory of James may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 S. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631; American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Rd., Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181; or American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

 

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