Mr. Harry Sheldon Williams, 73, previously of Springfield passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 surrounded by his family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street Orangeburg. Burial will follow at Willow Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, 1956 Willow Swamp Rd, Norway, SC 29113. Rev. Trey Belangia will be officiating.
Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Matthew Williams, Olin Williams, P.J. Walker, DJ Waldrep, Kevin Morris and Randy Sanders.
The family will receive friends on Friday, July 17, 2020 from 10:00-11:00 A.M. at Thompson Funeral Home prior to the funeral service.
Mr. Harry was born on May 6, 1947 in Aiken, S.C. He was the son of the late Otis Clay Williams and the late Annie Rossie Garrick Williams. He served in the United States Army where he had three tours in Vietnam and one tour in Okinawa, Japan. Mr. Harry was a member of Matthews Tabernacle Pentecostal Holiness Church in Lake City. He was predeceased by brothers, Woodrow Williams, Clinton Williams, Johnny Mack Williams, Hall Williams, Junior Tyndale and a special niece, Phyllis (Carl) Coward.
Survivors include his sons, Michael (Jennifer) Williams, Donald Williams; his niece who lovingly took care of him, Johnette (Joe) Williams-Coker; special niece, Karen (Delen) Yarborough; special nephew, Olin (Phyllis) Williams; special great-niece, Dana (Trey) Belangia; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Lynn Williams; special friend and former employer, Kevin Morris; “favorite” sister-in-law, Betty B. Coker; special caretaker and “girlfriend,” Cathy Rhinehardt and a number of nieces and nephews, all whom he loved dearly.
The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice, Kindred At Home and the VA Medical Team for their home health and care that they provided.
Mr. Harry loved his family, fishing, the Frog Jump and especially his Mama. He enjoyed taking his nieces and the neighborhood kids to Hermies and the drive-in theater on car load night “back in the day.” He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
Memorials may be made to Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. at 1012 Whitman Street Orangeburg, S.C. 29115 towards funeral expenses.
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