Sheriff John "Big John" Williams, Sr.
Lowness County Sheriff's Officer, Alabama
End of Watch Monday, November 23, 2019
Tour of Duty: 40 years
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Arrested
Sheriff "Big John" Williams was shot and killed upon responding to a noise complaint a convenience store off Hwy 21 in Hayneville.
Sheriff Williams was speaking with the driver of a truck exhibiting loud music, when he was shot and killed.The subject then fled the scene, but later returned and was taken into custody. It was later determined that the truck was stolen and the suspect was the son of a Montgomery County Sheriff's deputy.
Big John had served in law enforcement for over forty years.He was also a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife and children.
May God Bless You and May You Rest in Peace.
A HERO for Sure.
You Served Well