AHOSKIE, NC – James Roskie Williams, 73, of Curtis Street, passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC, unexpectedly surrounded by family.
Mr. Williams was born on June 16, 1948, to Woodie Jackson Williams and Eddie Mae Greene Robertson in Gates County, North Carolina. James worked as a truck driver for many years, and he also enjoyed just sitting in his truck listening to the radio. One of his favorite pastimes was cooking a pig and hanging out with family and friends. He cherished his family and will be deeply missed by all.
Along with his parents, James was preceded in death by two sisters; Margaret Whitley, and Brenda Early, and a brother, Thomas Robertson.
James is survived by his son, Chris Williams of Nashville, his daughter, Velvet Vaughan of Ahoskie; two grandsons, Aaron Vaughan and his wife Megan of Ahoskie, and Tyler Vaughan of Greenville, NC; a granddaughter, Bailey Vaughan of Ahoskie; two great-grandsons, Logan Vaughan of Ahoskie, and Mason Vaughan of Greenville; two sisters, Ann Pierce and husband Bob of Franklin, VA and Elsie Mae Brown of Apex, NC.
A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Cool Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Eure, NC, with Rev. Charlie Brown officiating.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Williams family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.