Jimmie Wilson Williams, age 70 of Gallatin TN, passed away on Saturday, September 21st, 2019. A celebration of life service for Jimmie will be held on Wednesday afternoon, September 25th 2019 at 6:00PM in the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home. The family will accept visitors at the funeral home from 4:00PM until 6:00PM service time.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents Roy & Sara Williams, as well as his brother Stephen Williams. He is survived by his sons Scott Williams, Stephen & (Stephanie) Williams, & Aaron & (Keri Ann) Williams. His grandchildren Bradley, Chancey & Scarlett. Brother Rick & (Stacy) Williams, Sister Debbie & (Larry) Atkins, & sister Cindy & (Bill) Mallory.
Jimmie graduated from David Lipscomb University in 1969 and went on to serve the community in many facets of social work. One of his most proud accomplishments was working with the Tennessee Technology Access Project working on legislation to help people with disabilities. He also served as director of Happy Hills Boys Ranch. He was an avid soccer fan and for most of his adult life, a soccer referee and coordinator for TSSAA. He loved all sports and enjoyed watching his sons play many sports throughout their lives. He enjoyed watching his grandson Bradley wrestle, and go on the win the State Championship two years in a row. He also loved spending time with and watching soccer with his favorite girl, Scarlett. His favorite place on earth was Yellow Creek, where he enjoyed spending time swimming, fishing, and visiting with his family. Jimmie had a long battle with his health over the years, and was blessed to to get many opportunities to spend more time with his children and family, and to come to peace with the path the Lord has set for him. He attended Nashville Road Church of Christ since he had been living with his son in Gallatin and enjoyed a newness in life.
Jimmie was a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.