James Tony Williams, III

April 19, 1976 - October 6, 2018
James Tony Williams, III


James Tony Williams, III age 42, of Leland passed away on Saturday October 6, 2018.

Tony was born in Wilmington on April 19, 1976

Tony was a talented painting contractor and owned and operated  Tony’s Touch Custom Painting. He was  a devoted dirt track racer and was excited for every opportunity to be there at the track.

Tony is survived by his father James Tony Williams, Jr and wife Barbara; his mother Virginia Williams; son Kevin, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces and many friends. Preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Starlings.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM Thursday October 11, 2018 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Rev. Eddie Watts and Rev. Jonathan Rochelle will officiate the service.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403  910-791-9099.


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  • October 09, 2018
    JJudy Prescott lit a candle:
    Lit since October 9, 2018 at 10:48:20 AM

  • October 08, 2018
    S. Davis says:
    Condolences to the family’s I’ve never seen him without a smile on his face. ♥️ Prayers

  • October 08, 2018
    Jerry D Smith says:
    Our prayers go out to the Williams family & friends. RIP hard racer.

  • October 08, 2018
    Marie Robinson lit a candle:
    Lit since October 8, 2018 at 10:59:20 PM

  • October 08, 2018
    Jean Melton Irving says:
    To all the family of Tony (his mom and dad and all of his extended family). So sorry to hear of your loss. My sincere sympathies and prayers are with you. Sending you all hugs. Just know he is in a good place and you will see him again one day. RIP Tony.