Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff John "Big John" Williams, Sr.

Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, November 23, 2019

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Reflections for Sheriff John "Big John" Williams, Sr.

Rest In Peace Brother, Semper Fi.

Cpl. Michael Stivers
Byrnes Mill, MO. PD

December 10, 2019

Sorry for this true warrior's lost and my deepest condolences to his family.

U.S. Air Force Veteran Tony Berry

December 9, 2019

Rest in peace brother. Condolences to your loving family.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

December 8, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother

Sgt Investigator Greg Kouba
Victoria County Sheriff’s Office

December 7, 2019

Sheriff "Big John" Williams, was a Law Man with a Big Heart who loved to serve the Citizens of Lowndes County, the State of Alabama and the United State of America. I lost a True Friend and Brother, but we all lost a True Hero.

Rest Well My Brother, We Have Your Watch.

Chief Tommie J. Reese, Sr.
Office of the Alabama Attorney General

December 7, 2019

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

December 7, 2019

Rest easy Brother, Thank you for your service. May your sacrifice and memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Iowa Police Department

December 7, 2019

Thank you Sheriff for your service God Bless Rip.

Lieutenant L.J. Chirichello
Lancaster Prison , Lancaster PA.

December 6, 2019

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

December 5, 2019

Must utmost gratitude for your service and sadness for you having to sustain the ultimate sacrifice Sheriff Big John Williams. My sincerest condolences to your family, friends, and the Lowndes County Sheriffs Office.

Tommy Schoenfeld, Chief of Police, Ret.
Brookfield P.D., Brookfield IL.

December 5, 2019

To the family of Sheriff John "Big John" Williams, Sr. friends, Chief Deputy C. West and the
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your heats and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17
"For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end." Psalm 48:14

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

December 5, 2019

Rest in Peace Sheriff John "Big John" Williams, Sr.
My thoughts and prayers are with the Williams Family, friends, brothers and sisters and the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
Thank you for your service.

Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

December 5, 2019

I did not you sir but you were a fellow brother in the law enforcement family and wanted to send my wishes to your family. I hope to be half the man you were! Thank you for your long career in LE and your military duty to this country.

PFC David Cook
North Port Police Department

December 4, 2019

Rest in Peace, Sheriff John Williams. I am heartbroken to learn of your tragic loss of life. THANK YOU for your service. My prayers for your family, children, community and the Department. We pray to meet you someday in HIS peace. God Rest your soul.

Kim

Kim Durham
Davis Police Department - Daughter

December 4, 2019

Thank you for your life-long dedication and service to our Country and your Community. Your death was senseless and will never be understood by any of us. RIP Brother, you will not be forgotten.

Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department - Illinois

December 3, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 3, 2019

Rest in peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

December 3, 2019

Rest in peace , Sheriff Williams. Condolences to your family , friends and agency. Thank you for your service to the nation as a Marine and as a legendary lawman. Godspeed, brother.

Capt. Steve Bezet
Plaquemine, La. Police Department (Ret.)

December 2, 2019

Sheriff (US Marine) Williams,
I trust your journey was a good one. God Bless you, your family, co-workers, Comrades throughout the world, and your friends . Thanking you is not enough, but I am thankful for your service. Rest in Peace, Sir.

Viola Grant (US Army/ ELE)
Military/LE

December 2, 2019

Rest in peace, Sheriff Williams. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

December 2, 2019

Sheriff Williams, for 40 long years, you served willingly and devotedly so that others would be safe. Our loving God will have an abundant reward waiting for you. May He immerse you and those you've left behind in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

December 2, 2019

May the LORD continue to be with Sheriff and the family friends department and community.

Dwayne Carter
Northampton County NC

December 2, 2019

My heartfelt condolences to the family of Sheriff John Williams and the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Williams lived and died a hero. His lifetime of service both to our nation and his community will always be remembered. The entire nation grieves with you as you mourn your great loss.

Deputy Shannon Volkodav
Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office

December 2, 2019

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Sheriff John Williams Sr. and to the entire Lowndes County Sheriff's Office. Such tremendous sorrow for dedicating your entire life to public service and not having been able to enjoy the fruits of retirement. Thank you Sir for you years of commitment and service to your country and community. God Bless you and your family.

Officer Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

December 2, 2019

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Sheriff John Williams, Sr. Please know we are eternally grateful for Sheriff Williams’ service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Sheriff Williams’, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department for Sheriff Williams’ fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Sheriff Williams’ family.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.

Respectfully,

Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27


Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]
214-908-2617

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

December 1, 2019

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