James R. Williams (Big Daddy James) 63, of Toledo, OH was born on August 15th, 1954 to Bertha Holmes. He was proceeded in death by his mother, foster parents Albert and Helen Bowman and sisters Paulene and Brenda.
James attended Libbey High School. He was employed at Unicast for many years.
James was an avid Michigan and Dallas Cowboys football fan. He loved wearing his Michigan shirts, jackets and caps; he even had a Michigan blanket to keep him warm.
James had a deep love for his children, grandchildren, and extended family. He would tell anyone who had the time to listen all about them. He was a proud father and grandfather.
James leaves to cherish his longtime companion Paula Sanchez; Daughters Jenai (Jeff) and Dee Dee; sons James Jr.(Ann) and Jamel; mother of his children Rowena Wormely; sisters Bessie M. Mack and Annie D. Williams, brothers Charles Warnett, Ricky, Timothy Williams, Michael & Albert Bowman Jr : grandchildren Briel, Ja’Keriah, Alyssia, Carlecia, Joshua, Jaedon and his extended family who he loved dearly, Daniel (Diane Sanchez), Linda Sanchez, Lisa (Ricardo) Gonzales, grandchildren; Marcus, Nene, Daniel, Felecia, Savannah, Sarina and Selena and (7) great grandchildren. Special sister in law Margaret (Raul)Vasquez, Four Brother in laws. Close friends Marlon and Carol Burroughs, Floyd and Deborah Rocket; nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
We would like to thank Hospice of Northwest Ohio for excellent care of our father.
The family will receive guests on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 10-11:00 a.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo (419-381-1900). The Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place at Forest Cemetery.
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