Biography: JAMES R. “SCHEMP” WILLIAMS
VERNON- James R. “Schemp” Williams, 50, of Prospect Street, passed away on November 25, 2015, in the Colonial Park Nursing Home, Rome, where he had been a resident for the past week.
Born in Oneida on May 31, 1965, he was the son of Trevor M. and Mildred B. Hager Williams. A lifelong resident of the area, Schemp was a graduate of Oneida High School.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed with Oneida Molded Plastics. Schemp enjoyed golfing and was a lifelong and die hard Pittsburg Steelers fan. He had a great love for his daughter Jessica, his family and cooking. Thanksgiving was his favorite where he was the “Master Geggler”.
Surviving are: daughter, Jessica Williams of Vernon; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Jane and Paul Howe of Webster, Carolyn and David Green of Oneida, Sandra Capparelli of Oneida Castle and Lori and Jeff Massey of Durhamville; three brothers and one sister-in-law, Larry J. Williams, Trevor and Beth Williams and Bill T. Williams, all of Oneida; several nieces and nephews and his second family were his friends at Pop-A-Top, especially Jim and Linda Campany. He was predeceased by a brother, JohnW. “Zu” Williams on January 11, 2011.
Funeral services will be held 10:30am Saturday, December 12, 2015 from the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main Street, Oneida. Interment will be made in Oneida Castle Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, December 11, 2015, from 3-7pm. Contributions may be made to the Jessica Williams Scholarship Fund, c/o Oneida Savings Bank, c/o Cathy Mumford, 585 Main Street, Oneida, NY 13421. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com.
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