Farming Rural 21

Burgin Elwood Williams

January 4, 1931 ~ April 8, 2020 (age 89)


Burgin Williams, age 89 of Jacksboro, entered into the gates of heaven on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Burgin was reunited with his loving wife of 63 years, Rosemary Williams after her home going on January 19, 2020. He was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church, where he served as a Trustee. Burgin was a loving father and enjoyed working on his farm. He was the caretaker of Indian Creek Cemetery for over 30 years. Burgin was a U.S. Army Veteran, who served in the Korean War. 

He is preceded in death by wife, Rosemary Williams; parents, Andrew and Annie (Vinsant) Williams; brothers, Harvey and Oscar Williams; sisters, Retha Williams, Ruby Williams, Christine Franks, and Corene Williams.

Burgin is survived by son, Darrell Williams & wife Virginia “Jenny” of Georgia; daughter, Debbie Williams of Jacksboro; brother, J.C. Williams and wife, Niva Jean of Jacksboro; special friend, Terry Miller; and like family to him, Larry and Linda Farley. Burgin is also survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the family will hold a graveside service at Indian Creek Cemetery with Rev. Bill Wilson officiating.

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