On Saturday, January 9th, 2021, Hubert Williams, Jr., “Junior”, loving husband, father, and grandfather passed at the age of 74 in Pascagoula, MS to be with our Lord.
Junior was born on April 12th, 1946, in Gulfport, MS to Hubert Williams, Sr. and Luly (Krohn) Williams. He graduated from St. John’s High School in 1964. On September 11, 1966, he married Patricia (Jakins) Williams of Ocean Springs, MS and spent 55 wonderful years together raising their son, Bryan Williams, and have resided in Gautier, MS for over 44 years.
Jr. began his career as a Master Plumber in 1970 in which he worked for different companies including Lindsay Plumbing. In 1980, he started his own plumbing business which lasted several years. After his own endeavors, he returned to Lindsay Plumbing in Gulfport, MS, until he retired after more than 30 years with the Lindsay’s. During these years, he worked on million dollar houses and also the neighbor’s sink. So no job was too big or too small for him.
Jr. enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and spending time in his own shop and with his dogs. But the most enjoyable time was playing with his granddaughter, Olivia. He enjoyed watching LSU and Saints football with his son on game days. Jr. also had many friends in the community that would talk to on a regular basis. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends since he had the most compassionate heart and loved to help someone in need.
Jr. was preceded in death by his father and mother. Also, preceded in death by his mother and father in law, Imogene (Hitt) Jakins and Ernest “Buddy” Jakins, Sr. who both loved him dearly. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Jean (Jakins) Williams, his son Bryan Keith Williams, his daughter in law Rachel (Roberts) Williams and granddaughter Olivia Alecee Kelsey Williams of Ocean Springs, MS. Also, he is survived by his brother Dennis Williams and sisters Joanne (Williams) Newman, Betty (Williams) Hawk, Dena Williams and Jennifer (Williams) Donaldson. Additionally, his extended family which includes brothers-in-law, Bucky, George, Bill and John Jakins, and sister-in-laws, Janelle (Jakins) Schwark and Helen Jakins. He leaves behind many nephews, nieces, and cousins as well.
Riemann Family Funeral Homes will be servicing the family. No formal services will be held due to his wishes. He will be laid to rest at a later date in the Bellande Cemetery in Ocean Springs, MS.
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