Nelson Roscoe "Buck" Williams, 77, of Huntly, Virginia, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013, in the Winchester Medical Center.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 28, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chester Gap Baptist Church with Pastor Mike McCartney officiating. Interment will follow in the Williams Family Cemetery at Chester Gap.
Mr. Williams was born September 21, 1935, in Chester Gap, son of the late Irvin Melton and Betty Mills Williams.
He was a graduate of Rappahannock County High School and served his country in the US Army. Mr. Williams retired from Home Beneficial Life Insurance Company after thirty-four years of service. He managed the Williams Grocery Store in Chester Gap for eight years. He was a flea market enthusiast, had many friends, and was an excellent salesman.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of fifty-six years, Marilyn Foley Williams whom he married in April 1957; two daughters, Melinda Ann Savage of Beverly Hills, Florida, and Saundra Sue Gearheart of Falls Church; four grandchildren, Marlina Ann Savage and Laura Jean Savage both of Crystal River, Florida, and Jeffery Nelson Gearheart and Cari Sue Gearheart both of Falls Church; and two sisters, Annie Mary "Ducky" Williams and Betty Jane Bailey both of Front Royal.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Irene Williams Harrison.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Williams, Buck Williams, Curtis Williams, Ed Chadwell, Gary Moore, and John Grigsby.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers,, contributions may be made to Chester Gap Baptist Church, 41 Waterfall Rd., Chester Gap, VA 22623.
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