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Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Chapel
Monday May 23rd, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Chapel
Tuesday May 24th, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Billy Don "Paddy" Williams

Billy Don "Paddy" Williams, 79, loved husband, father,and grandfather was called to his heavenly home on May 20, 2022.

He entered this world on February 15, 1943 in Winnsboro, TX, born to Billy and Doy Williams.

Billy Don loved music. He played all over the country with some great musicians and singers. When he wasn't playing, he was a long distance truck driver. Even though he was driving a truck, you could find him still playing his guitar in his down time. He and his wife Stephany opened Williams Music in Athens, TX in 1995. It continued there until they moved it to Seven Points. He had Stoneage Recording Studio where helped many local musicians and singers record their music. He lead the Praise and Worship at church for many years.

Billy Don is preceded in death by his father Billy Williams, grandparents Guy and Dora Williams, mother Doy Franks, step-father C.T. Franks, brothers Roger Franks and Arnold Franks, sisters Beverly Franks and Pam Scroggins. He is also preceded by his two special fur baby friends Napoleon and Aladdin

He is survived by his loved wife Stephany Williams, daughters Melissa Bonnette, Miranda Perry and husband David, Mona Buxton and husband Ricky, Lesley Surratt, brothers Jim Bo Franks, Bart Franks, grandchildren Bodey Bonnette, Boston Bonnette, Indi Griffis, William Surratt, Rachel Surratt, Brittney, Kayse Townsend, Shelby Worley, Trystan, and Payton. Paddy's legacy continues to live on in his six great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Monday, May 23, 2022 from 5-7 PM at Huckabee-Tomlinson Memorial Chapel, Seven Points, TX.

Service will be Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Huckabee-Tomlinson Memorial Chapel. Serving as pallbearers is David Perry, Bodey Bonnette, Boston Bonnette, David Norris, Josh Brock, Dorian Perry, and William Surratt.

Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park, Athens, TX.


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A candle was lit in memory of Billy Don "Paddy" Williams

Brady Brown May 23 2022 12:32 PM

Oh man, what to say about B.D. He was absolutely one of the greatest people I have ever known. From just sitting around talking to picking and recording, I will always treasure the time we spent together. Spent many hours on the golf course with B. D., many more picking at the store and in the studio. I will miss him and his great stories and friendship. He loved Steph more than anything and was proud of all his kids and grandkids.

Ronny Ricks May 23 2022 11:00 AM