John Nathan Williams

John Nathan Williams
April 5, 1950 – February 1, 2020

John Williams, 69, of College Station, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020, in College Station. The family will receive guests during visiting hours beginning from 5 to 7 pm, Friday, February 7, 2020, at the funeral center. His Home Going Life Tribute Service will begin at 3 pm, Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. Cremation Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

John Nathan Williams was born April 5, 1950 to Ola Mae Johnson Williams and Emmitt Williams in Bryan, Texas. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1968. John received his CDL and went on to drive trucks for a living.

John was preceded in death by his mother Ola Mae Williams Kearney, his father Emmitt Williams, Jr.; his grandparents, Emmitt Williams Sr., W. L McGee and Eula Johnson.

He is survived by his daughters, Jongelyn (Shay) Williams, Sherica (Hootie) Mitchell; his grandson Daveyon Townsend; brothers, Bobby (Phara) Williams, Nolan Kearney (Ann Green), Jimmy (Barbara) Kearney, Phillip Kearney Jr.; his aunt, Amanda McHenry; uncle, Claborne (Patsy) McGee, Sr.; his extended family Sheila (Gary) Jones, Melva Anita (Larry) Johnson, Claborne McGee Jr. (Donna), Janice Moore (Carl) Howk; his special friend and caretaker Carolyn Taylor and a host of other family and friends.

Honoring the life of Mr. Williams as Honorary Pallbearers are Fredrick Kelly, Kevin Mitchell, Leon Woods, Slidell Washington, Sylvester Tennell, Randy Helm, and Seth McGee.

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  1. Daddy, it’s hard not having you here. Not being able to hear your voice and feel the touch of your hand. I know GOD makes no mistakes. I going to miss you like crazy! I love you daddy, always and forever!! ~Hootie ~

    • Hottie this is devastating news omg I’m so lost of words , glad I was able to have some good memories of Mr. John he was such an amazing man.. May God continue to lift you and the families in time of sorrow You have my deepest sympathy…

  2. Paw-Paw is so weird know that your gone but I know I will see one day. I you were suffering and sad because you weren’t able to do the things you wanted to do like put on your boots but now your at peace and rest. I love you ~ Davie~

  3. Sherica my condolences and prayers go out to you and the family. John was always a real down to earth guy and greeted me with open arms and the most genuine smile whenever we would see each other. Now the gates of heaven have greeted him with a smile and have gained an angel! May he RIP.

  4. My Heart & Prayers Goes Out to the family & friends of cowboy ,I had the pleasure of working with him & trail riding & enjoying the rodeos with him , he had a Great soul & all around was a good guy ,I enjoyed stopping talking many days as he sold his hay ,he truly will be missed & forever loved . RIDE ON COWBOY

  5. To The Family, with love and sympathy from a Aunt that dearly loved John and will truly miss our many phone calls, filled with laughter and fun. Praying you receive all God has for you as you go through this time of sorrow now and days to come. We Love You . Aunt Rose and cousins in Ft Worth.

  6. Uncle, You were my Everything!!! Missing you already.No,matter what you’ll always be my Favorite Unk.

    Love,Ur Beautiful Niece Brenda As You Always Said. Rest On Handsome.

  7. Praying for strength and peace for the entire family of John Williams. May God continue to bless and keep you is our prayer.
    Milton & Mary Ann Mooring
    E A Kemp High School
    Classes of 1966 and 1968

  8. Mr. John was such a nice sweet man he always kept a beautiful smile on his face. Mr. John you will be truly missed You were loved by the new Bethlehem youth . I can remember seeing you sitting on the front row of the church with a smile on your face praising the Lord.

  9. What a great guy JW was! He delivered material to my store for many years with Central Frt and was efficient but loved to have a little fun with us, especially if the men were out on delivery and the ladies in dresses had to help unload that truck! He always had a smile and a good word to share.
    I know you will miss him, he was a real sweetheart! God bless you all as you adjust to his absence.

  10. Mr John was a vvery nice and friendly man. Always greeted you with a smile and a hello. Will be missed. Condolences to the family.

  11. Praying for the comforting ministry of the Holy Sprit to comfort John’s family members and friends during this period of bereavement. We choose to offer unto You Father God the sacrifice of praise because we know Father God You are the God of all comfort and promised to comfort in every situation. The joy of the Lord is our strength for God will never leave or forsake us. From the fruit of our lips we give God praise and thanks for pleasant memories shared with John. God bless you family. (Class of 1968)

  12. We are very sorry for your lost. May god continue to bless you and your family. John was a very nice person to know. He is truly missed.

  13. Shay , keeping you and Daveyon and your family in my thoughts and prayers. May God be your constant companion through your grief and give you comfort and healing . I am truly sorry for your loss my friend.

  14. Mr. John was a man that didn’t meet a stranger. I first met him years ago in the early 90’s, when I moved to Bryan/ College Station area from Crockett. Mr. John loved his Zydeco music and dancing. When I moved away, I would still run into him at different trailrides and we would laugh and dance our boots dusty. He never got tired. I say this to say, you can rest easy now Mr. John. You will truly be missed.

  15. John’s death hit me hard. He was a jokester and I loved hearing his stories. I’ll miss him greatly. My condolences go to the family.

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