James Benjamin Williams

James Benjamin “Ben” Williams, age 49, of Hawthorne, died November 30, 2013.

He was born to James A. Williams and Ellen Casey on April 13, 1964 in Reno. Ben graduated from Mineral County High School in 1982. He considered Austin, Nev. and Hawthorne, home. Ben loved the outdoors and was a passionate trapper; hunter and cowboy.

Ben is preceded in death by his father; brother Joel Williams and grandparents. He is survived by his children: Clara and Lynn Bundy and Sage Williams; three grandchildren: Evan; Adam and Elizabeth; his mother, Ellen Blair; brothers John Mincer (Kristen) and Aaron Williams (DonNell); numerous aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews and cousins.

A service will be held in Austin on Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. at the town hall.