PAUL BAILEY WILLIAMS- Age 91, of Nashville, TN, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on October 25th, 2015.
Dad was born on November 13, 1923 in Dyer, TN.
He married Laura Mai Fly on August 2nd, 1952.
They have 2 children, Michael L Williams and Sherrie L Young.
Dad was preceded in death by Roy Williams, Father; Josephine Williams, Mother; Harmon Williams, Brother and Gennie Hudson, Sister.
Dad is survived by Laura Williams, wife of 63 years; Michael Williams, son; Sherrie W. Calverley, Daughter; 5 grandchildren; Kari Ramon, Jonathan, Ben and Chase Young and Chelsea Talley;
6 Great Grandchildren: Alyssa, Ethan, Aidan, Will and Emmie Young and Logan Ramon.
Dad was a proud member of the United States Army, where he served as a Medical Technician during World War II and the Korean War.
Following his military service, he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from U.T. Knoxville. Dad went to work for Sealtest Foods, a division of Kraft Foods, where he served as a Quality Control Supervisor. He retired after 30 years to pursue a long-time hobby that developed into a full-time upholstery business. He took great pride in his work and loved the joy of meeting and serving people.
He loved music and dance. Mom and Dad attended many big band dances throughout the years and made many friends.
Dad was a committed husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was a man of generosity, integrity, humility and loyalty to all that crossed his path. His greatest joy was his family. He will be “Forever Loved!”
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 12:30pm. Interment will follow at 2:00pm at Middle TN Veterans Cemetery on McCrory Lane, with military honors. Visitation with the family will begin Thursday at 10:00am until the service time.