WILLIAMS, JR. M.D. "Gene"
1936 - 2011
Eugene was born to Eugene W. Williams, Sr. and Mary B. (Davis ) Williams on July 10, 1936 in Washington, D.C. He passed on April 14, 2011.
Eugene graduated from Howard University with a degree in Medicine. He specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology. His distinguished career spanned four decades. He practiced in Washington , D.C. , Maryland , Virginia and Georgia .
In addition to private practice, Eugene also served as Medical Officer, Department of Health and Hygiene (Maryland); Medical Director, Planned Parenthood (Metro Washington); Medical Officer, Food and Drug Administration (Maryland), and Guest Lecturer, Department of Psychology - American University, Wyeth-Ayerst and Ortho Pharmaceuticals. He was also on the clinical teaching staff at the Washington Hospital Center ( Washington, D.C. ).
In Savannah , he volunteered at Community Healthcare Center and Juvenile Court and worked at Curtis V Cooper Primary Healthcare, Inc.
In addition to his professional career, he served in the Marine Corps (1954-1957) in the Marine Corps Band, where he developed his great love for music, particularly jazz.
He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Adrienne Williams; daughters, Adorna Williams and Lisa Williams; son, Peter Beverly (Tabitha); uncles, Ernest Davis (Thelma), Carl Davis (Jean), Dorsey Davis; sister-in-law, Joane Boduy-Flournoy (Kevin); brother-in-law, Anthony Boduy; son-in-law, Thomas Coleman; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild and a host of relatives and friends.
Service will be held at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church, 3 West ridge Road, Savannah, GA 31411 on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 1 p.m. Remembrances in lieu of flowers to Saint John's College, 2607 Military Road, NW, Washington, D. C. 20015 or The Williams Grandchildren Educational Fund, Klein Law Group, 15 Lake Street, Suite 210, Savannah, GA 31411.
Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Savannah, Georgia