ELYSBURG -- When it comes to cutting hair, Jim "Stecky" Williams could probably do it with his eyes closed.
He recently celebrated his 60th anniversary as a barber, marking six decades in his shop along Market Street in Elysburg.
"I can't wait to get down here everyday," he said.
Stecky is 83 years old -- a third generation barber, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. Though Stecky only works half-days these days, he still cuts quite a lot of hair.
"I'd say when I was in my prime, I'd do 125 to 130 a week," he said.
Stecky -- well-known and well-respected throughout the area for his craft -- makes his shop a friendly place for customers to catch up.
"He's fun to talk to, he's a friend. He became a friend over the years," said John Lamb of Elysburg, a loyal customer of Stecky's.
Customers told Newswatch 16 one of Stecky's favorite things to talk about is football -- particularly his favorite teams: Southern Columbia and Notre Dame.
"A good Christian man, he loves the Lord, we talk about that as well," added Joe Springer of Elysburg. "He's just a terrific guy in the community."
Stecky says it's his customers that keep him clipping -- even after all these years.
"I love to talk, and they'll tell you that I love to talk," Stecky added, with a laugh.