James "Jas" Terri Williams died July 10, 2013, at the age of 68.
Mr. Williams was a resident of Coarsegold for 40 years.
He was born July 9, 1945 in Chatanooga, Tenn.
Mr. Williams was a Vietnam War veteran who received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star while serving in the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division.
He was a past master of the Masonic Lodge.
Mr. Williams was preceded in death by parents Lydia Loise and Raymond James.
He is survived by wife Simuele "Timmi" Williams; children Sarah, Justin and Emilie Williams; grandchild Ayla; and brother Raymond Leo.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 30 at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32053 McCabe Rd., Santa Nella Village.