Franklin Grayson Williams Jr.
1945 - 2021
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Franklin Grayson Williams, Jr. was taken from us in a tragic accident on Monday, January 25, 2021. The first born to Franklin Grayson Williams and Nancy Gary Williams on October 25, 1945 in Newport News, VA. He lived most of his life in York County and Gloucester, retiring from Amoco Oil Refinery. Grayson Jr. was a presence with his gregarious nature, easy to laugh and quick to care. He loved watching football, time on the farm and on the water, and talking to any and every one! He truly never met a stranger! He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Gary C. Williams and the mother of his children, June Bittner Williams. He was survived by his daughter, Alease W. Tillage (Tim); son, Russell S. Williams (Erin); grandchildren Sam and Sawyer Hutson, James and Jenna Williams; siblings, Kathryn W. Jones (Bill), Mark R. Williams, and Elizabeth W. Pratt (Bull); sister-in-law, Karen Marsh-Williams; special Aunt, Susan Gary; cousins, nieces and nephews and his longtime companion Sandra Webb and her daughter, Ellen. Due to the pandemic, the family will plan a Celebration of Life when it is safer to gather together. Donations in Grayson's name may be made to the Mathews Rescue Squad, 84 Cricket Hill Road, Hudgins, Virginia 23076 or to the Mathews/Gloucester Humane Society, P.O. Box 35, Gloucester, Virginia 23061. Faulkner Funeral Homes, Foster-Faulkner Chapel, Mathews, Virginia is assisting the family.

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Published in Daily Press on Feb. 2, 2021.
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February 7, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Rachel keithley
February 6, 2021
Nice guy from a nice family.Grayson was always friendly and smiling. I haven't seen him for many years.But, when his name came up in conversations it was always fun.My condolences to all family,friends and acquaintances,See you in the great gig in the sky.
Marvin Mann
February 4, 2021
i met Grayson through his brother, Gary. And while it was only a few times i knew him to be friendly, funny and sweet. i am truly saddened by his passing, and have deepest sympathyfor his family and loved ones. I know Gary is by his side and that his daddy and mama have welcomed him home to be with Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.
glory, glory hallelujah his soul is marching on.....
February 2, 2021
Hi Susan, I had a flood of memories of you, Louisa, your sisters and your Mom and Dad when I read about this son of Gary and Nancy passing away. I tried to contact you once before, but had no luck. I would love to talk to you. Love and hugs, Bonnie Dodd Knutson e-mail me at please.
Bonnie Dodd Knutson
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