Meridian Star


December 11, 2009

Bill McWilliams Jr.

Graveside services for Bill McWilliams Jr. will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with Rev. Mike Boles and Dr. Rhett Payne officiating. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McWilliams, 58, of Meridian, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, at his residence. He was retired as vice president of Consumer Oil Company. He attended Meridian High School, The University of The South, and Millsaps College. He was an outstanding basketball player during his school career in high school and college. His loves, other than his family, were participating in the Meridian youth baseball and basketball programs.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Diane Skinner McWilliams; two sons, Delaney Eugene McWilliams and Lance Majure McWilliams; two grandchildren, Kayla Nicole McWilliams and Matthew Majure McWilliams; his parents, Billy and Virginia McWilliams; brother, Lauren Majure McWilliams; and his long time friend and supporter, Ben Alexander.

The family requests donations be made to The Boys and Girls Club of Meridian (1717 45th Ave. Meridian, MS 39307-5473).

There will be no visitation.

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