Philip Davis Williams Jr. (1930 - 2019)

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Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home
850 St Johns Bluff Road North
Jacksonville, FL
32225
(904)-641-9755
Viewing
Friday, Jul. 5, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home
850 St Johns Bluff Road North
Jacksonville, FL 32225
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Viewing
Saturday, Jul. 6, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home
850 St Johns Bluff Road North
Jacksonville, FL 32225
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Funeral service
Saturday, Jul. 6, 2019
11:00 AM
Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home
850 St Johns Bluff Road North
Jacksonville, FL 32225
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Obituary

Dr. Philip Davis Williams Jr. passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla.

He was born September 25, 1930.

Dr. Williams was a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College and Temple University Medical School. He served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant, then as a captain. He served one year as a physician in Korea, then a second year as a physician at the U.S. Army Hospital at Ford Hood, Texas. He served an additional five years in the Reserve. After several years of private medical practice in Houston, Texas, Dr. Williams returned to his home state of Pennsylvania to do three years of internship in ophthalmology at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh. Upon becoming a board certified ophthalmologist and a member of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Williams practiced his specialty in Pasadena, Texas, then returned to Pennsylvania to do his private practice in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, where he operated at Passavant Hospital.

Dr. Williams is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Nancy Williams; his daughter, Wendy Lee Williams; his son, Philip Daniel Williams; his granddaughter, Ava Williams; and his sisters, Jane Russ and Beverly Burke.

He was preceded in death by his father, Philip Davis Williams Sr.; his mother, Florence Prigg Williams; and his two brothers, John Williams and Charles Williams.

Dr. Williams was a very kind and gentle man and was loved by all who knew him.

Viewings will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 to 11 a.m., the time of a service with Army honors, Saturday, July 6, in Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home and Memory Gardens Cemetery, 850 Saint Johns Bluff Road North, Jacksonville, FL 32225. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations to Rivertown Church, P.O. Box 550977, Jacksonville, FL 32255, and/or .

To sign a guest book, visit www.Hardage-GiddensChapelHills.com.

Hardage-Giddens, Chapel Hills Funeral Home, 850 St. Johns Bluff Road North, is serving the family.






Published in Observer-Reporter on July 3, 2019
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