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“Betsy and Jennifer...I am so very sorry. It was so nice to see you earlier this year at Scenery Park. Jim was the next apt and I thought...I know...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Colleen Barry - Rebersburg, PA

“betsy, mike,kathy and mary lou - Very sorry to hear of jim's passing. Was always proud to say "Jim Williams is my cousin" Thoughts and Prayers and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Betsy, Jennifer, and TomI really enjoyed the years working with Jim. also enjoyed when the families got together.Milo WilliamsSummerfield, Florida ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Betsy, I'm so sorry for your loss. Been there, done that, and I know it hurts. I have misplaced your address or I would write a more personal note....Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Our prayers are with you and for you at this time. Jim always had a friendly greeting when we would meet. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mike Wolford - North Charleston, SC

“betsy tom Jennifer. sad to hear of you're dad's passing hev taught so many guy's more than x's-o''s during his time as a coach. he taught us a lot...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: daniel walker - state college, PA

“My thoughts are with you Betsy and family. Please know I am thinking of you all. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: MARY ANN Gastiger - CENTRE HALL, PA

“Dear Betsy and family....so sorry to hear of your loss of Jim. Thinking of you and the good times we had together years ago....sending our...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Carolyn Huff - Cape Coral, FL

“R.I.P. coach ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Bryan Woodring - Harrisburg, PA


James was born on September 28, 1941 and passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

James was a resident of State College, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

He was a 1959 graduate of State College High School where he was recognized as 2nd team, All-State in football. Jim received a Bachelor's degree from Penn State University in Business Education and became a two-year starting center for the Nittany Lions, graduating in 1963.

Visitation will be 2 until 4 p.m. & 6 until 8 p.m., Monday, October 14, 2019 at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College, PA. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College, PA. Burial will be in Centre County Memorial Park. Monday 14 October Visitation atFuneral Home 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Monday, October 14, 2019 Koch Funeral Home 2401 S. Atherton St. State College, Pennsylvania, United States Monday 14 October 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, October 14, 2019 Koch Funeral Home 2401 S. Atherton St. State College, Pennsylvania, United States Tuesday 15 October 10:30 am Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church 820 Westerly Parkway State College, Pennsylvania, United States Tuesday 15 October Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Centre County Memorial Park 1032 Benner Pike State College, Pennsylvania, United States James Our Mission: To compassionately serve and guide families.

In 1996, Jim was inducted into the Pennsylvania High School Coaches Hall of Fame for his many contributions as a prep coach and was a Class of 2018 Centre County Hall of Fame Inductee.

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