James M. Williams Jr. Wed, 02/08/2017 - 7:10pm James M. Williams Jr., 56, of Hawthorne, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at his home following an extended illness. Arrangements ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about James M. Williams Jr.