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John "Bud" Williams

July 23, 1930 ~ January 26, 2020 (age 89)

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John “Bud” Williams, 89, of Tuscumbia passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 5-7 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel. A service will be held Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 1 p.m. in the Colbert Memorial Chapel.  Dr. Rodney Clingan and Dr. Gary Wilson (nephews) will be officiating. Burial will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens. He was a member of Valdosta Baptist Church, and The Veterans of the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Ruby Clingan Williams; parents, John Henry Williams and Ila Elizabeth Hughes; two brothers, and four sisters.

He is survived by his son, Kevin Williams (Cindy) of Muscle Shoals, AL; daughters, Cheryl Williams of Muscle Shoals, AL and Susan Phillips (Larry) of Tuscumbia, AL; grandchildren, Lindsey Vinson, Chris McGuire, Ambra Alewine, Tori Williams, Andy Phillips, and Amy Inman; eight great grandchildren; and special caregiver, Joyce Payne.

Pallbearers will be Chris McGuire, Coley Vinson, Wayne Williams, Kenny Wilson, Jeff Wilson, and Mike Williams.

A special thank you to Cottage of the Shoals, Kindred Home Health, Kindred Hospice, Dr. John Sherrod and Dr. Jeremy Thompson.

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January 28, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Funeral Service
January 29, 2020

1:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674


Colbert Memorial Gardens
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

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