William P. “Billy” Williamson Jr, 70, of Chapanoke Road, Hertford, NC died Saturday, November 4, 2017, at his residence. He was a native of Currituck County, born January 14, 1947, to the late William P. and Vesta Graham Williamson, Sr. and was the husband of Margie E. “Teenie” Williamson of the residence. They celebrated their 50 years of marriage October 15, 2017. Mr. Williamson graduated from Central High School, Elizabeth City; attended the Evangelical Methodist Church regularly and was a knowledgeable Sunday School student. He retired from EMBARQ phone company, now Century Link. He was a member of the Four Mile Desert Hunt Club, Inc., the Weeksville Hunt Club, and the Albemarle Houndsmen Association. Mr. Williamson loved to deer hunt and go to yard sales.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Brian K. Williamson (Chelsea) and Jason L. Williamson (Kim); and five grandchildren, Hannah Lynn, Victoria Grace, Hailee Grace, Alexis Jo and Nathaniel Keith Williamson. Mr. Williamson adored his grandchildren. They were the light of his life. He was also survived by four sisters, Frances W. Arnold, Mary W. Overman, Irene W. Rogerson and Louise W. Lamb and one brother, Ralph C. Williamson. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty W. Lowry and Barbara-Jean W. Fowler.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at Evangelical Methodist Church with Pastor Sean Scribner and Pastor C.D. White, Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 7:00 ~ 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home, immediately following the service in the FYF Building and at all other times at their residence. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the FYF Building Fund, c/o Evangelical Methodist Church, 820 Old Okisko Road, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Williamson family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
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