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Willie James Williams, Jr.

August 26, 1947 ~ February 23, 2020 (age 72)

Obituary

Mr. Willie James Williams Jr. was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, on August 26, 1947, to the late Willie Williams Sr. and Alberta Willis. He entered eternal life on Sunday, February 23, 2020. 


He went to school in Bayonne, New Jersey and earned his diploma from Bayonne High School. After high school graduation, Willie joined the United States Navy, where he served for 16 years. After his discharge from the military, he went to New Jersey State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He began his career in New Jersey at CasChem, and worked there until he moved to South Carolina with his wife, Lottie, to raise their daughter, Sarah. Upon moving to South Carolina, he worked at Lindau Chemicals as a Research and Development Chemist for 26 years until he retired in 2018.


Willie was very dedicated to serving in the church. He was a Lay Leader and he also served on the Trustee Committee, United Methodist Men, Men in Ministry, Sunday School Teacher, Shalom, W.A.R.M, and the Adult and Male Choir. Willie was a very hard working man and he never met a stranger. His hobbies included spending time with his family, raising his tropical fish, tailoring, and anything involving his yard.


Willie was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Lottie Marie Williams; his beloved sister, Carol Williams and his grandson, Saxon Joseph Sanders.


He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted daughter, Sarah of Camden; two stepsons: Gregory (Robyn) of Englewood, NJ; Corey (Renata) of Ellicot City, MD; five grandchildren: Malik; Ani’yah; Koryn; Jorydn; and Ayden; three siblings: Barbara (Abdul); Denise (Jabari); and William; seven in-laws: Gloris, David (Patricia), Daisy, Grace (James), Viola (Albert), Mary, and Clifton (Kim); two god-daughters, Devona Engram and Marie Engram and an extended host of family and friends.

 

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 27, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Nelson-Haile Funeral Home
919 Church Street
Camden, SC 29020

Funeral Service
Friday
February 28, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Matthew United Methodist Church
1186 Black River Road
Camden, SC 29020

Interment following funeral service
Friday
February 28, 2020

St. Matthew United Methodist Church
1186 Black River Road
Camden, SC 29020

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