Glenwood Carter Williams
1941 - 2020
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Glenwood Carter Williams

July 23, 1941 - September 21, 2020

Glenwood Carter Williams, 79, of Altavista, Va., went home to be with Jesus on Monday, September 21, 2020, at his residence. Carter is survived by his beloved wife of fifty-seven years and high school sweetheart, Grey Dews Williams.

Carter was born on July 23, 1941, to the late Russell C. and Kathleen Paulette Williams. Carter is survived by three children, Dwayne (Sherry), Darell (Sharon), and Donna (Larry); and three grandsons, James Carter, John David, and Caleb Joseph Williams. In addition, Carter is survived by a sister, Genelle Leonard and two brothers, Gary (Ginny) and Lowell (Carolyn).

Carter was also preceded in death by a brother, Winston Neil Williams; brother-in-law, Hassel Leonard; and a daughter-in-law, Deedee Williams.

Carter was a retired machinist from AMG in Lynchburg, Va. He also was a Machine Shop Instructor at CVCC. Carter also was a Deacon and faithful member of Penuel Baptist Church.

Family visitation will be held Wednesday, September 23, 2020, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Finch & Finch Funeral & Cremation Service, Altavista.

A graveside service will be conducted by the Rev. Carlton Gunter at 2 p.m., Thursday, September 24, 2020, at Altavista Memorial Park.

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Finch & Finch Funeral & Cremation Service

809 Main Street, Altavista, VA 24517

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Published in The News & Advance on Sep. 23, 2020.
Graveside service
02:00 PM
Altavista Memorial Park
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September 24, 2020
We are so sorry to hear about Carters death. Fond memories of you both and your kids. Prayers and condolences to you all
Wayne and Cheryl Gowen
September 23, 2020
Sorry for your loss.Prayers for you and your family.
Carrie Nordquist
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