James “Jim” Floyd Williams

James “Jim” Floyd Williams, Age 79 of Runge, TX passed away Monday, February 1,
2021, in Runge, TX. He was happy to be home from a stay in the hospital in San
Antonio. His daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Scott, were with him.
James was born on July 10, 1941 in Rowena, TX to the late Beacher and Elenora
Catherine Gully Williams. He retired from AMACO as an Operator; was a loving father,
grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many, served his country proudly in the
National Guard. He is preceded in death by his parents, Beacher and Elenora
Catherine Gully Williams, Runge, Texas.
He is survived by his daughter, Tammy Elaine Norton and husband Scott of Houston,
TX; son, Barry Neil Williams and his daughter Lillian “Lily” Elizabeth Williams of Stuarts
Draft, VA; Six sisters, Nettie Cornelius of Alice, TX; Betty Skidmore of Corpus Christi,
TX; Vivian Johnson of Mathis, TX; Dolley Zavesky of College Station, TX; Wanda
Herber and husband Claude Frank of Comfort, TX; Lynne Arvin and husband Brad of
Von Army, TX; and three brothers, Albert Williams and wife Janet of Corpus Christi, TX;
Fred Williams and wife Linda of New Braunfels, TX; Charles “Chuck” Williams and wife
Elaine of New Braunfels, TX.
He will also be missed by many, many (three generations) of nephews & nieces.
Jim worked as operator in chemical plants most of his life and was so happy when he
retired and moved to his farm in Runge. He enjoyed 22 years of tending to his cattle,
spending time with his neighbors, Charlene & Darryl Blashcke and John Novak, and
going on trips with his friends. He loved drop-in visits from family and just being at
home in Runge.
Family Visitation will be Sunday, February 7, 2021 from 3P.M. to 5P.M. in the Eckols
Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside Services with Interment will be held Monday,
February 8, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in the Runge Cemetery with the Rev. James Schendel
officiating. Following the service, a reception will be held at the Family Life Center, First
Baptist Church, 505 N. Reiffert Street, Runge, TX
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Darryl Blaschke, John Novak, Danny Koerth, Lloyd
Koerth, Craig Doreck, Bobby Ray Johnson & Travis Johnson
In Lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to Runge First Baptist Church — Youth
Group, P. O. Box 488, Runge, TX 78151