James Owen Williams
1961 - 2020
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James Owen Williams was born to Charles Emerson and Theresa Mae Williams on August 29, 1961 in Moab, Utah. He passed away on August 11, 2020 at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, CA due to complications from heart surgery. He was 58.

Jim graduated from Montezuma-Cortez High School in 1979. He joined the US Army and served 4 years. While in the army he learned the electrician trade. He was employed with the State of California for over 30 years as a hydro-electrician. His job took him all over California which he enjoyed. He was the best at his craft; he always gave 100 percent to whatever task at hand.

He loved his family, friends, and the Dodgers baseball team completely. He enjoyed traveling--especially taking cruises with his son--and riding his ATV.

Jim is survived by his son Jarrett Williams of Granite Falls, Washington and his sister, Linda Johnson (Mark) of Cortez. He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandmother Cecilia Williams, and his nephew Cody Johnson.

A small family gathering will take place at a later date in the mountain above Silverton, CO, a place he loved dearly.

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Published in The Journal on Aug. 14, 2020.
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August 28, 2020
I can remember Jimmy when we were kids playing on the hill sides of Silverton. He was always adventurous and fun to be with.
August 17, 2020
I worked with Jim just a short few times but I grew to enjoy him tremendously. I felt he was a good model for other men to follow with his balance of humor and sense. I will miss him giving me a funny insult every time he saw me.
Bill Osuch
August 16, 2020
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Linda Sublett
August 15, 2020
I will grieve not having Jim to talk too. I will laugh about our good times and remember him as a great friend. Above all I have so much respect for the man I got to know and hope to see him again. The Giants will play the Dodgers in heaven I hope. God bless my friend and don't worry about my tears. Love ya Jim
Tom Shannon
August 15, 2020
He was a nice guy, and a wonderful neighbor. He will be greatly missed.
Bev & Carl
August 14, 2020
He was a nice guy and a great neighbor. He will be missed so much.
Beverly & Carl
August 14, 2020
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Gay Royer
August 14, 2020
He will be missed a very good friend prayers for the family
James Gillen
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