Williams Dr. James E. Williams, joined his beloved wife Nora (Ross) on January 25, 2015 with his family at his bedside. Preceded in death by his wife of 56 years and his grandson James (Jake) Williams. Born in Plymouth, Ohio February 18, 1925. The only child of James W. and Olice (Derr) Williams, both deceased. Raised in Newcomerstown, Ohio, a graduate of Newcomerstown High School (Class of 1943). Attended Ohio Wesleyan University, Oberlin College and the University of Cincinnati where he received his Doctor of Medicine Degree. He interned and spent residencies in General Surgery and Urology at The Ohio State University Hospital. He was a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. A member of the American Medical Association, Ohio State Medical Association and the Central Ohio Urological Society. He practiced medicine for 43 years, the last 36 years as a Urological Surgeon at Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was on the Faculty of The Ohio State University as a clinical instructor in the Department of surgery (Urology). He served in the U.S. Navy in WW II as a hospital corpsman in a V-12 unit. He also served in the Korean Conflict as a US Naval Surgeon with one year as a Battalion Surgeon with the US Marines. Married to Nora Ross in 1947, he is survived by children, Jim (Peggy) Williams, Rebecca (Dan) Edwards, David (Kris) Williams, Thomas (Vicki) Williams; grandchildren, Josh (Lara) Edwards, Lisa Williams, Nora (John) Dethloff, Jennifer Cook, Mollee Williams, Erin (Peter) Sprietzer, Brad (Monica) Williams; great-grandchildren, Zach Cook, Lilly Grace Williams, Noah Edwards, Josie Dethloff, Becca Dethloff, Luke Edwards In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kobacker House c/o OhioHealth Foundation, PO Box 600001, Columbus, OH 43272.