James George “Griz” Williams, 51

James George “Griz” Williams, age 51, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019.

A Funeral Service for Jim will be held at 7PM on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – 3200 Stanley St. Stevens Point. Friends and family may gather to share memories from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Shuda’s.

Jim was born in Tampa, Fla. on April 24, 1968, the son of Gerald and Elizabeth (Ladecki) Williams. He attended local schools in Stevens Point.

Jim worked as a truck driver for 28 years. On November 11, 2011, Jim married Jeanine Hoppa. Jim had many hobbies. He loved spending time in his shop working on cars and was rarely seen without his right-hand companion, Buddy. He enjoyed gardening and fishing. Jim was involved in both dart and pool leagues. Firework distribution and entertainment with Hometown Fireworks was a passion of Jim’s. Most of all he was always willing to lend a helping hand.

Jim is survived by his wife, Jeanine Williams; parents, Elizabeth and Gerald; two children, Christina (Brian) Demski, and Dustin Williams; two grandchildren, Andryc and Everly Demski; sister, Abbey Weeks; uncle, George (Patricia) Ladecki; and aunt, Irene Tepp

He was preceded in death by his grandparents. Stella and Joseph, and sister Christina.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.shudafuneral.com.