Sept. 7, 1952--October 25, 2016, Paul R. Williamson, 64, passed away peacefully on October, 25, 2016 after a long illness. He was born in Detroit, Michigan to John and Ruth Williamson. He made his home in Bradenton, Florida where he worked in Cortez Village as a commercial fisherman, which fulfilled his desire to be on the water. He is survived by his beloved mother, Ruth; three siblings, John Williamson, Jr., David Williamson, and Susan (Jerry) Strayer, all of Michigan. He is also survived by an aunt, cousins, nieces, nephews and devoted family friend, Victor Esposito. Paul is preceded in death by his father, John, and his niece, Linda Brown. Arrangements by: National Cremation Society. A memorial service has not been finalized. Contributions in memory of Paul are suggested to: Tidewell Hospice, 3355 26th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Nov. 2, 2016