Let the memory of Nelson be with us forever.
  • 84 years old
  • Born on September 18, 1934 .
  • Passed away on June 2, 2019 .
Nelson Thomas Williams, 84, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Sunday June 2, 2019 at Duke University Hospital.
He was born September 18, 1934 in Granville County to the late James Frederick Williams and Willie Lee Slaughter Williams. He was a member of Tally Ho Baptist Church and was a retired Public Safety Officer. Doc was one of the charter members of the Lord Granville Agricultural Heritage Association, a charter member of the Stem Ruritan Club and was a Mason for over fifty years.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 5 th , 2019 at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford by Dr. James Banks. Burial with Masonic Rites will follow the service at South Granville Memorial Gardens in Stem, NC.
Surviving are his wife of sixty-six years, Della Oakley Williams of the home; a son, Edwin Williams (Donna) of Bahama; a sister, Leola Wilkins of Garner; two brothers, Bobby Williams (Rose), of Oxford, Jerry Williams (Diane) of Henderson; three grandchildren, Jennifer Jordan, Cory Williams, Christie Truitt; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and his pet companion, Brigadier Jack.
Visitation will be held Tuesday evening, June 4, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home.

Flowers are kindly accepted or memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Posted by Shirley Gurganus on June 6, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Doc was always such a sweet and friendly man to Murphy and me. We always enjoyed seeing him at the LGAHA activities and we will miss him. Love and sympathy to dear Della and family.. Murphy & Shirley
Posted by Betty Matekovich on June 4, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Doc was a wonderful friend. I always enjoyed his visits to the store. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. God be with you.
Posted by Renee Mangum on June 3, 2019
So sorry for your loss. God Bless
Posted by Wayne & Linda Elms on June 2, 2019
We are sorry to hear of your family loss. God be with you all during this difficult time and the days ahead.

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