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Willie Clyde Williams

January 31, 1937 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

A Time To Be Born  Mr. Willie Clyde Williams was born on January 31, 1937 to the parentage of the late Mr. Sinclair Mobley & Mrs. Clara Mae Rushin. In additional to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three  siblings, Francis McDowell, Juanita Williams and Andrew Williams. He was born and raised in Jacksonville, GA.

A Time To Live  At an early age, he accepted Christ as his Savior, and served God faithfully. He became a lifelong and faithful member of Temple Chapel C.M.E. Moreover, he assisted with financial and other ministerial positions as needed. He attended Rock Hill High school in Jacksonville, GA. He moved to Chicago, Illinois, and lived in New York City, New York, where he received education and training as a manager for the Central Park in Manhattan, NY. Additionally, he became a Mason, and he took pride and honor as a Mason. He later retired from the Central Park and returned home (Helena, GA).  After retirement, Mr. Williams decided to work for Telfair County School system as a bus driver for 10 years. He enjoyed working in the community and with children.

Mr. Williams was a charitable and well-rounded individual. He was a durable worker with many talents. His independence and determination defined his personality as well as encouraged his storytelling about his journey from "Rags to Riches". He was eager to tell listeners about how he worked in the cotton fields of Georgia and moved to New York supervising one of the largest well-known parks in the United States. He was a well-groomed and refined gentlemen who endeavored to live his life to the fullest. During his leisure, he enjoyed chess, checkers, music, baseball, basketball, western movies and traveling abroad.

A Time to Die  After a full and abundant life, he had a brief illness, and then God called him home to rest on January 06, 2021.

A Time to Cherish  He was the father of two loving and devoted children: Robert (Sharon) Peterson (Patterson, New Jersey), Patricia Anne McRae (Jerry Paulk) (Douglas, GA). He also leaves four grandchildren: Tony McRae (Douglas, GA), Chris (Maria) Wadley (Douglas, GA), Letitia Wadley (Lumber City, GA) and Amanda Paulk (Valdosta, GA); a sister, Bernice Rushin (Helena, GA), a host of great grands, nieces, nephews, cousins; a special niece Tara (Jonathan) Carr (Helena, GA) and a special cousin Lavita Mobley (Patterson, New Jersey); other family and friends.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
January 22, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
A. L. Spaulding Funeral Home Chapel
7 W. Magnolia St.
McRae, GA 31055

Graveside Service
Saturday
January 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Wesley Chapel CME Church
Old River Rd.
Rhine, GA 31077

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