Loss of a Child

Colton Williams: Nine-Year-Old Boy Saved 3 Lives Through Organ Donation Over Thanksgiving Weekend After He Died in a Hunting Accident

Nine-Year-Old Boy Saved 3 Lives Through Organ Donation Over Thanksgiving Weekend After He Died in a Hunting Accident

A young boy has become a hero to three other families on Thanksgiving day thanks to organ donation. However, those families never got to meet the 9-year-old who saved their loved ones’ lives. Colton Williams was a fourth-grader from South Carolina when he was accidentally shot and killed by his father while on a hunting trip together, People reports. Williams died Thursday morning and his family made the decision to donate his organs in order to save others. RELATED: Country Singer Granger Smith Donates Son River’s Organs, Saves Two Lives, After Tragic Drowning Accident In a Facebook post shared by his maternal grandfather, Vince Furtick, the grandfather revealed Williams’ kidneys and liver were donated to those who desperately needed them. He said: “I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have prayed, visited, brought meals, made donations, or helped in any way during this trying time when Beverly and I lost our only grandson. I saw many of our friends from all over the south today at the funeral in support of our families. God has Colton in his arms now and we truly miss him but rest in the knowledge that we will see him …

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