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Larry Monroe Williams


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Larry Monroe Williams Obituary
Larry Monroe Williams, 67, went home to heaven Saturday, September 09, 2017, from his home in Roscoe, Texas, with his family by his side. Larry fought a brave battle with cholangiocarcinoma for over 2 years. He was born February 12, 1950 in Sweetwater, Texas. He was the son of Herbert and Mary Lois Boston Williams of Roscoe. Larry married his high school sweetheart, Virginia Alexander, on July 24, 1971 at First Baptist Church of Roscoe. Larry graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1968 at RHS. After high school, he attended and graduated Cum Laude from Baylor University in 1972. He was in the Acapella choir, Kappa Nu fraternity, and Alpha Chi and Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies. He passed his CPA exam in 1972, and worked for Haskin and Sells Accounting Firm and Gulf Life Holding Company in Dallas. He moved back to Roscoe and became a partner in Riggs and Wooten in Sweetwater in 1974. In 1977, he began to farm full time with his father as W-2 Farms. Recently he was farming with his brother, Wes Williams, as Vista Farms 2. Larry served on the Roscoe School Board for 15 years. He served on the 10th District Farm Credit Council and the Central Rolling Plains Cooperative board in Roscoe for 23 years. He was currently a member of the Roscoe State Bank board of directors as well as a board member of the Plains Cotton Cooperative Association since 2005, serving as chairman of the audit and warehouse committees. He was also a deacon at First Baptist Church of Roscoe, serving the past 39 years. He was a member of the Sweet Water Emmaus Community. Larry had a beautiful singing voice, singing solos, duets, and quartets since his teenage years. Two favorite songs requested for him to sing were "O Holy Night" at Christmas and "Feel the Nails" at Easter. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Virginia of Roscoe; three daughters: Amanda (Mandy) Williams of Belton, Stacey Williams Kelley of Keller, Christy Williams Fairey and husband Mac of Moody; one son: Jeremy Williams and wife Brandi of Keller; six grandchildren: Madison and Kelsey Fairey, Christopher and Hailey Kelley, and Riley and Avery Williams; father and step-mother Herbert and Mary Kerby Williams of Roscoe; brothers Randy Williams and wife Fonda of Bosque County, TX and Wes Williams and wife Shelly of Roscoe; sisters Nancy Althof and husband Daylon of Roscoe and Judy Suggs and husband Jay of Roscoe. Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lois Williams, and grandparents Mr. & Mrs. John Boston and Mr. & Mrs. William Edward Williams. Pallbearers will be Larry Black, David Duncan, Vernon Duncan, John Jay, Wayne McFaul, Allen McIntire, Miguel Montealvo, Eddie Smith, Bryan Studdard, and Randy Whorton. Visitation will be Monday, September 11, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater. Funeral service will be Tuesday, September 12, at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Roscoe and burial in Roscoe Cemetery with Dr. Rick Willis and Rev. David Draper officiating. Donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Roscoe, PO Box 626, Roscoe, TX 79545 or Hendrick Hospice Care, 1651 Pine Street, Abilene, TX 76051. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com. Peggy March 24, 2104), and a brother; Larry Allen Lawrence.
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Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Sept. 11, 2017
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