Jackie L. Williams, 87, of Franklin Furnace, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Born on January 3, 1930, in Ashland, KY, he was a son of the late Leslie and Cassie (Gullett) Williams and attended Midland Baptist Church in Midland City.
Jack was in the U. S. Navy serving on the USS Whetsone and the USS Gunston Hall.
He was best known being co-owner of he House of Bargains in Wheelersburg and collecting pop cans. Retiring from Sement Solvay, he enjoyed going to flea markets and auctions.
Also preceding him in death was his only sister, Barbara Niemer.
Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Mabel (Matney) Williams, whom he married on July 25, 1949; two daughters, Debbie (Randy) Blevins of Wheelersburg and Terry (Roger) Phipps of Heath; six grandchildren, Jeanette McCoy, Angie Adkins, Lisa Blevins, Matthew Rhoden, Chris Rhoden and Crystal Rhoden, a great granddaughter, Katie Faith McCoy and several other great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 9th, at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Elder Rex Smith officiating. Interment will be in Haverhill Cemetery in Franklin Furnace.
The family will receive guests at Brant’s after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.