Williams, David E. Age: 75

Passed Away: 2011-01-06

Funeral Home:

David E. Williams, 75, of Hampton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. Mr. Williams was born in Barnesville, to the late Howard T. and Jessie (Sims) Williams. He was a member and deacon of DeVotie Baptist Church in Griffin. Mr. Williams graduated from Bass High School in Atlanta, and he attended Georgia Tech. He served in the U.S. Navy, aboard the carrier U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt, and he was retired from The Federal Aviation Administration. Mr. Williams is survived by his spouse, Marilyn Annette Williams, of Hampton; sons, Bruce E. (Susan), Johnny C. (Arlete), Paul K.; daughter, Denise K. (Paul) Stern; grandchildren, Joshua, Philip and Michael Williams; Buddy and Elijah Williams, Michel and Rodrigo Queiroz, Amanda Sullens, Brandon Williams; five great-grandchildren; and his sister, Frances Palmer. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Jan. 9, at 1 p.m., in The Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Butch Duncan and Luther Britt officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends TODAY (Saturday, Jan. 8), from 4 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414.