Graveside services for Jarvel Freeman (Mr. Bill) Williams, 86, of Zephyr, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Eastlawn Memorial Park in Early, Texas under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Williams passed away peacefully on Monday, May 8, 2017 in Brownwood.

Mr. Bill was born in Energy on Aug. 19, 1930 to John ad Laura Williams. He lived most of his life in Midland before retiring to Zephyr. After serving in the United States Army, he came home to Brownwood, where he worked as mechanic. He then moved to Midland, where he met his late wife Opal Davis. At which time he continued his long career as a mechanic with Automotive Specialties. After retiring in 1995, he decided to move back to Brownwood to raise cattle and work the land.

Bill preceded in death by his loving wife Opal and son John. He is survived by his son Leslie and wife Lisa of Midland; his grandchildren Jacqueline Hunter of Austin and Crystalle Palmer of Weatherford.

The family would like to thank Hospice Care of Brownwood and Care Inc. of Brownwood for all the care and time spent with him his last days.

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