Williams, James Kenneth

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James (“JK”) Kenneth Williams, 80, of Rocky Gap, VA, died Saturday, May 30, 2020. JK was born February 25, 1940 in Bland County, the son of the late James Harvey & Myrtle Clara Wright Williams.

JK was the owner of J.K. Williams Trucking, Inc. He served his local community for over twenty-five years picking up and delivering groceries as part of the Share Food Program. He was a member of Round Bottom United Methodist Church, Wolf Creek Road, Narrows, VA.

Besides his parents, JK was preceded in death by his sons, Ken and Jonathan Williams, infant grandson, Wyatt Colton Eli Bandy, brothers, Paul, David and Preston Williams and sisters, Wilma Williams, Pearl Blankenship, Elizabeth Bradshaw and Reba Bradshaw.

JK is survived by one son & daughter-in-law, Rob & Patty Williams, Austinville, VA; two daughters & sons-in-law, Diann & Richard Wentz, Fleming, OH, and Kay & Reed Bandy, Maiden, NC; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Judy Elmore and Doris & Woody Bradshaw.

In abiding with his wishes, JK has been cremated and no public services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made in JK’s honor to the Bland Ministry Center, P.O. Box 211, Bland, VA 24315.

The Williams family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate, avestandsons.com, (540) 921-2985.