FARRELL, Pa. (MyValleyTributes) – A homecoming celebration in honor of Mr. Aaron Jamal Williams will be held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church, 909 Lee Ave, Farrell, Pennsylvania.
Aaron Jamal “Boom” Williams left this life for the heavenly realms on Sunday, January 22, 2023. He was 40 years old.
Aaron was born on June 25, 1982 in Sharon, Pennsylvania to Rev. Lowell T. Williams, Esquire and Jennifer E. (Brooks) Williams.
He graduated from Sharon High School in 2000 and later attended Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania. As a student with Sharon, he was a member of the Men of Notes, competed in track and field, and had starring roles in various school plays, including the most notable role of Daddy Warbucks in the musical Annie. During his time at Thiel, he continued his love of theater.
Aaron’s last church membership was during his father’s pastoral ministry at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Youngstown, Ohio. He was a member of the audiovisual ministry, worked at the Summer Bible School, and assisted in the culinary ministry.
He worked as a chef in various restaurants in the Shenango Valley, where guests specifically asked him if he was the chef on duty. Aaron also worked as a disc jockey and performed in various singing competitions.
His hobbies included bowling and karaoke.
He married Nicole Sanford and they were parents to three children. He had two more children from his relationship with April Ross.
As a self-taught pianist, he conveys his love of music to his children. His memory is honored by his children, namely Makaylee Arin Nicole Williams, Antoin Jamal Williams, Jordynn Michael-Rosella Williams, all of Sharon, Pennsylvania, and Addyson Michelle Williams and Aeryn Samone Williams, both of New Castle, Pennsylvania and on get life. He is also survived by his parents; two brothers, namely Andre T. Williams and Demetrius A. Williams of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and two sisters, namely Tanise A. Robnett of Chicago, Illinois and Dr. Shea-Lin BN (Rashadi II) Shobowale-Benson from Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Elder Cleo A. Brooks, Sr. and evangelist Mildred W. Brooks of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Before Aaron, his paternal grandparents died, namely Rev. Dr. Samuel W. Williams, Jr. and Cleo D. Williams, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The family welcomes friends on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. before the service in the church.
Burial will take place in Morefield Cemetery.
Arrangements performed by JE Washington Funeral Services.
Send flowers to the ministry of Mr. Aaron Jamal Williams.
A TV tribute will air Tuesday, January 31 at approximately the following times: 5:17 am on WKBN, 8:39 am on FOX, 5:21 pm on WYTV, and 6:35 pm on MyYTV. The video will be posted here on the day it airs.