John R. Williamson, 72, passed away Wednesday evening, May 27, 2020 at his Yulee residence.
Mr. Williamson was born Neeses, SC and had made his home in Yulee, FL for many years. He was a member of the River of Praise Worship Center where he was active with the Men’s Fellowship. He also enjoyed cooking for special church events.
He enjoyed fishing and cookouts. He was regarded as an excellent cook. He loved his family and loved going to church.
He is survived by his dedicated wife of 45 years, Mary Williamson; six sons, Bobby Williamson of Kingsland, Ga, Jamey Holmes (Maryann) of Vidalia, GA, Roger Williamson of Kingsland, GA, Allan Williamson of Yulee, FL, Gary Holmes (Holly) of Yulee, FL and Daryl Holmes (Vickie); four daughters, Tina Alspaugh (Scott) of Yulee, Carla Quillen of Kingsland, GA, Tina Baldwin (Tony) of Rome, GA and Tracy Williamson of Kingsland, GA; a sister, Mildred Wilson (Larry) of Webster, FL; 18 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the River of Praise Worship Center in Yulee with Bishop Larry Osburn officiating. Interment followed in Hughes Cemetery. The family received friends from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church.
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