John David Williams

John David Williams

Saturday, February 14th, 1942 - Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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John David Williams, 78, of Black Mountain, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

John was born February 14, 1942 in Buncombe County to the late Ransom and Rosa Williams. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed helping others, being outdoors, gardening and farming.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Katherine Grant, Garland Williams, Maude Crisp, Ruby Jo Williams, Billy Williams, Shelby Denny, and Virginia Williams; and grandson, John Mark Williams.

John is survived by his wife of 58 years, Brenda Williams; children, Scott Williams (Sharon), Tammy Willet (Stanley), and Keith Williams (Demetria); grandchildren, Matthew Willet, Mandi Chapman, Erika Willet, Brandon Williams, Emily Nicholson, Koltyn Williams, Hannah Turner, Hope Williams and Keebryn Williams; great grandchildren, Bailee Chapman, Kenzlee Chapman, Benton Williams, Maddox Williams, Brayden Chapman, Rhylee Chapman, John Luke Chapman, Scarlett Williams, Logan Willet Snyder, and Georgia Nicholson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00pm in the chapel of Harwood Home for Funerals & Cremation Services.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, October 9, 2020 at 11:00am at Mountain View Church. Burial will follow at Mountain View Church Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Harwood Home for Funerals
    208 West State St.
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  • Service

    Friday, October 9th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, October 9th, 2020 11:00am
    Mountain View Church
    2221 North Fork - Right Fork Road
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  • Interment

    Mountain View Church Cemetery
    2221 North Fork - Right Fork Road
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Susie Smith

Posted at 11:52am
Dear Brenda and family, I’m so sorry to hear of John David’s passing. I will always remember the good times up at the Williams’ homestead. Keeping you in my prayers. Susie (Irene’s daughter).

Julie Reese

Posted at 09:45pm
So sorry to hear this sad news. Prayers of peace and comfort.
Julie Reese

Your OCC Family

Posted at 09:41am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Ann Wilson

Posted at 08:11am
Brenda and family, may God grant you His peace as you go through these next days, weeks, months and years as you learn to live life on this earth without John. May your many happy memories sustain you as you reflect on your life with him. Remembering and praying for you and your family during this time.
Love and prayers,
Your long ago school friend,
Ann Hensley Wilson
Tabb, Virginia

wesley hall

Posted at 08:25pm
I always enjoyed being around him. He was sure a good one.

Wes Hall

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