Walter Williams Jr.

Published 6:08 pm Saturday, June 27, 2015

Walter Williams, Jr, 79, of Rountree Crescent, Suffolk, transitioned Thursday, June 25, 2015, at his residence.



He was the son of the late Walter Williams Sr. and Audrey Coates Williams. He was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Williams.

Mr. Williams retired from Kraft Food/Planters in 1998 after 32 years of dedicated service.


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He leaves to cherish his memory his spouse, Ella Mae Bagley-Williams of Suffolk; two daughters, Lashonda Joyner of Edgewood, Md., and Caroline Sweat of Suffolk; a step-daughter, Sandra Crew of Portsmouth; two sons, Lyman C. Williams (Debrah) of Suffolk and Mark W. Williams (Angelita) of Bowie, Md.; three brothers, Wallace Williams of Franklin, Samuel Williams of Ahoskie, N.C., and Johnny Williams of Suffolk; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A wake will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, in the chapel of Crocker Funeral Home. A celebration of life will take place at noon Wednesday at Healing Chapel Baptist Church, 2375 Godwin Blvd. He will be laid to rest in Bagley Family Cemetery.

Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences for the Williams family may be extended to