Lloyd Henry Williams, Sr., age 91, passed away on May 1, 2018 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie, NC
Mr. Williams was born on May 26, 1926 to Vann Cohen and Nannie Barncastle Williams in Hertford County, NC. Lloyd served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany after World War II. After serving his country, Lloyd returned home and started farming. He spent his life outdoors, from tending the land, to raising chickens, to gardening. He enjoyed his time making things grow. Lloyd was a member of Christian Harbor Baptist Church and Wiccacon Lodge #240 A.F. & A.M. He loved spending time with his family and will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
Besides his parents, Lloyd was preceded in death by a son, Donald Carroll Williams, and four brothers, Albert, Rudolph, James, and Joseph Williams.
Lloyd is survived by his loving wife, Edna, a son, Lloyd “Hank” Williams Jr. and wife Dianne of Harrellsville, NC; a daughter, Jennifer Hodge of Selma, NC; three grandsons, Ethan Williams, Joshua Williams, and Brent Harrelson; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening, May 2, 2018, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC and other times at the home.
A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 2:00 pm at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Joe Futrell, officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC.
Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Christian Harbor Baptist Church, 1432 Swains Mill Road, Harrellsville, NC 27942 or online by clicking here.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Williams family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.