He was a member of the Maple Hill Church of Christ and an avid fan of UT athletics.
A Masonic service was held Sunday evening in the Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Monday’s services were conducted by Brother Wayne Miller, Bill Bryson and Luke Williams.
Interment was at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: his wife of 54 years Mary Helen "Pug" Williams, who was the daughter of the late George Lofton Thomas and Lonnie Talley; children Lisa Mae (Jack) Leftwich and Luke H. (Terresia) Williams.
Also surviving are grandchildren Jim Lofton Leftwich, Lora Leigh Leftwich, Mary Jo (Jody) Leftwich, Rachel Ann (Jonathan) Sidwell and Luke Aaron Williams; great grandchild Emilee; sister Robbie Joyce Williams Eakes.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brother-in-law, James "Tampa" Eakes.
Active pallbearers included: Jack Leftwich, Jim Leftwich, Luke Aaron Williams, Stant Eakes and Danny Eakes.
Honoray pallbearers included: N.I.G.C. International friends, William Farmer, Tom Hallums, Neil Shipper and Tim Stephens.
Partlow Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.