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Ray Harvey Williams, 79, of Clinton

Ray Harvey Williams age 78 of Clinton, TN passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Ray served our country in the United States Army and was proud to be a sharpshooter. He taught himself how to work on cars, and became a great handyman, and taught his son Steven how to do the same. Ray was excellent with people skills and knew how to make others feel respected.

Ray is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Nola Williams; wife, Helen Williams; brothers, Mitchell Williams, and Trent Williams.

Ray is survived by his son and daughter in law, Steven and Sherry Williams of Knoxville, TN; brother, Harlan Williams and wife, Myrna of Clinton, TN; sister, Ambia Ottinger of TN; sister in law, Geneva Williams of Clinton, TN; and several nieces, and nephews.

Ray’s family will receive his friends from 1:00pm – 3:00pm on Sunday, April, 3, 2016 in the chapel of Jones Mortuary, with his funeral service to follow at 3:00pm with Chaplain Tom Rayford officiating. Ray’s interment will follow his service at the Blowing Springs Baptist Church cemetery in Clinton, TN with full military honors at his graveside. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.


About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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