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Tillman Clarence Williams

November 17, 1941 October 16, 2020
Tillman Clarence Williams
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Tillman Clarence Williams
Tillman Clarence Williams, 78 of Gainesville, FL, transitioned on October 16, 2020. Born to the late Clemmon and Izetta Crump-Williams November 17, 1941 in Inverness, FL, he's a Graduate of Santa Fe Junior College 1966 and Edward Waters College 1969. An U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era, Tillman attained the following Medals of Honor: Expert Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, Vietnam Service Medal. He served on the following City of Gainesville Committees: Community Action Board, Planning Committee and The Human Advisory Board. Mr. Williams retired from North Florida Evaluation Treatment Center as a Counselor; was Founder, Builder and Owner of A Heritage Funeral Home of Gainesville, FL; and a member of Church Of God By Faith of Gainesville, FL.

Survived by his loving wife, Beatrice Thomas-Williams; children, Selina Duchess (Stanley Sr.), Sandra Williams, Bonita Williams; grandchildren, Arielle Williams, Sydney Wills, Christopher Duchess, Stanley Duchess Jr.; Siblings, Patricia Chivers, Shirley Simpkins and Glenn Williams Sr. (Preceded in death by John Williams, Clemmon Williams, Ruthie Mae Freeney); and a host of nieces, nephews, In-Laws, Godchildren and friends.

Viewing for Mr. Tillman C. Williams will be Saturday, October 24, 2020, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home, 727 NW 2nd Street, Gainesville, FL. Burial will be Monday, October 26, 2020, 11:30 a.m. at Jacksonville National Cemetery with Military Honors. In Lieu of Flowers, Donations to be made to the care of Beatrice Williams.
PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF GAINESVILLE

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Visitation

Saturday

24

Oct

1:00 PM 10/24/2020 1:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 10/24/2020 5:00:00 PM
Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Gainesville

727 NW 2nd Street
Gainesville, FL 32601

Mask And Social Distancing Observed

Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Gainesville
727 NW 2nd Street Gainesville 32601 FL
United States

Service

Monday

26

Oct

11:30 AM 10/26/2020 11:30:00 AM
Jacksonville National Cemetery

4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Mask And Social Distancing Observed

Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Road Jacksonville 32218 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Jacksonville National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218

4083 Lannie Road Jacksonville 32218 FL
United States
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