Best wishes, Bill!
BILL JAMES GATHERED with family and friends for a receiving line in font of his Bristol home on Sunday, July 4, to mark his 110th birthday. No, that’s not a typo — he turned 110 years old on July 5, 2021. Bill had a long career as a lineman with the power company and after retirement helped with the Bristol Rescue Squad. He recently told a 21-year-old reporter that the secret to longevity: Don’t smoke and don’t drink too much.
Independent photo/John Flowers