ROCHESTER, NY = December 16, 2021 – US Army Veteran Mr. Williams was born January 29, 1933 in Rochester, NY. He is the son of the late Arthur Williams and the late Lucy (Merriweather) Williams. He served in the Army during the Korean war from 03/18/1953 to 03/04/1955. He was employed by Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, NY as a Product Designer for over 41 years. Predeceased by, his wife, Mattie B. Williams. He is survived by; 1 son, Richard E. Williams (Lorraine); 2 daughters, Lauretta A. Holliday (Kenneth), Karen A. Kerr; 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Walter Williams; 2 sisters, Betty Wyatt, Joan Davis; nieces, nephews, other relatives, church family and friends. Friends may call Monday, December 27 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 141 Adams Street, Rochester, NY. Funeral Service to follow with Rev. Lawrence Hargrave officiating. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. Masks required. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Heart Association in tribute to James Elliott Williams. https://www.heart.org 1-800-242-8721.