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1401 W. Hudson Rd, Rogers, AR
Jack T. Williams
Published: February 14, 2018
Jack T. Williams of Lowell passed away on February 8, 2018. He was born on May 7, 1920, in Gary, IN, to the late Fred J and Florence Williams – the eldest of 3 children.
He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years in various locations – including San Diego, Calif.., Guam, Korea, Yokosuka, Japan, and Millington, Tenn. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor. While stationed in San Diego, he was an active member in the Model A Restorer's Club and owned several Model A cars. He was also a teacher and school administrator in NW Arkansas – primarily in the Oark school district. He was a member of the Rogers First Assembly of God congregation.
He is survived by his wife of seven years, Crystal Williams; children, John T Williams, Michael T Williams, Julie Carter, Alena Heng; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Barbara Berger. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 62+ years, Irene T Williams. and sister, Mary Alice Bjork.
All are invited to visit with Jack's family and pay their respects at a drop-in memorial gathering from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 15 at Rogers First Assembly. A funeral service with full military honors will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday at Fayetteville National Cemetery, where he will join his fellow fallen heroes. Jack's family invites all to attend this service, as well, to honor and remember him. Arrangements are by Rollins Funeral Home of Rogers. www.RollinsFuneral.com.
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