William Williams Jr. aka Junior aka Thumper passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at his home.
A celebration of life will be hosted in Junior's honor at the Gouverneur Vol. Fire Department on Sunday, February 17th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Funeral arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Junior was born on June 10, 1969 in Sharon, CT, the son of William and Ruth Ellen Conlin Williams.
He graduated from Gouverneur High School and worked at CIVES Steel Corporation for nearly 30 years.
Thumper had served in the Gouverneur Vol. Fire Department and Gouverneur Vol. Rescue Squad for several years. He enjoyed working on old cars, watching local stock car racing, and attending car shows, never missing the Syracuse Nationals. Thumper also enjoyed time spent in the woods hunting, hitting the dance floor, and spending time with his family, especially his mother and son.
Junior is survived by his son Cody Williams of Hailesboro, his mother Ruth Williams of Gouverneur, his many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is predeceased by his father William.
Memorial donations in Thumper's memory may be made to the Gouverneur Vol. Fire Department, 33 Clinton Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642 or to afsp.org (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention).