George Wesley Williams was born to George Wesley Williams, Sr. and Viola Frances Thorpe July 4, 1944, in Mountainair, New Mexico.
He went to be with Jesus January 13, 2021.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte; two daughters, Anita O’Hara and husband, David, of Lubbock and Tamara Rhodes and husband, Bryan, of Amarillo; eight grandchildren: Ashley Hilliard and husband, Chad, of Round Rock, Emily Pacheco and husband, Luis, of Lubbock, Brandon Dillard of Plano, Justin Dillard and wife, Denisse, of Royse City, Krisann Watkins and husband, Matt, of Amarillo, Amy Rhodes and Stephen Rhodes of Amarillo and Bailey O’Hara of Lubbock; and eight great- grandchildren.
As our family continues to expand, several more young people are calling George “Pawpaw”. Each one has been a treasured part of his life.
He was a quiet man who used his talents to serve God by serving others.
In his position as a vocational instructor, he was privileged to impact the lives of hundreds of high school students over a span of 30 years.
George taught auto mechanics and auto body repair in several public schools. First in Alvin, Texas, then Estacado High School in Lubbock and last at the Levelland High School.
His formal teaching career ended in 2000, but he continued to teach family, friends and neighbors as long as he was physically able.
He was generous with his time, tools and knowledge all of his days.
George was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings: Elijah, Walter, Paul, Elbert, Wayne, Udon and Wanda; and a daughter, Cynthia Simonton.
He will live forever in our hearts.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 23, at 2 p.m. at Monterey Church of Christ, 6111 82nd St, Lubbock, Texas.
Burial will be a private family service held in the City of Lubbock Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Monterey Church of Christ Mission Fund or other favorite charity.
Arrangements are under the care of Resthaven Funeral Home and Cemetery of Lubbock.