Mr. Central Billy Williams affectionately known to many family and friends as Beaver was born in Smoaks, South Carolina on March 27, 1948, to the late Mr. Henry Williams and Mrs. Mattie Daniels Williams, he was the youngest of five children and the only son.
At an early age Billy accepted the Lord as his savior and joined the Beulah Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. B.S. Scott of Smoaks, South Carolina. Reared in Colleton County, Billy attended Bethel Elementary and Middle School and Ruffin High School where he graduated in June of 1966. Shortly thereafter, Billy married his high school sweetheart Myrna Kinsey an to this union one daughter was born.
He began working at Riser Car Dealership and J.P. Stevens both in Smoaks, South Carolina.
Billy then moved his family to New York where he lived and worked for a while before finally settling in Miami, Florida in 1972 where he worked at the Port of Miami as a longshoreman for the International Longshoreman Association Local #1416, he worked there until his health failed and he retired in 2009 with a well respected career.
Keeping God as his foundation after moving to Miami, Florida Billy joined First Baptist Church of Brownsville under the leadership of the of the late Rev. L.L. James, later he moved his membership to Second Canaan Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. W. E. Kelly Sr. and under the present leadership of Rev. Jeffrey L. Mack until his death.
Billy lived a well spent beautiful life, he departed this life on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents: Henry Williams and Mattie Daniels Williams; sisters: Cinda Lightsey and Cynthia Clear and oldest daughter: Sharon Williams.
He leaves to cherish his memories his youngest daughter, Sherell Williams-Jones (Keon Jones); grandchildren, Takeema Williams and Terence Roberson Jr.; sisters, Betty Daniels, Jennie Coleman (Albert Coleman Jr.) and Parlee Coleman; nieces, Shindy L. Maxwell, Felicia Coleman, Sandra Liptrot (Charles Liptrot), Renay Thompson,l Belinda Polite, Michelle Lightsey and Shaunnecy T. Coleman; nephews; Anthony Lightsey, Clinton Coleman Jr. (Nakeshia McFaden-Coleman), Bernard Daniels, Dryal Lightsey and Keith Coleman; a special friend Elizabeth Ragin; and a host great-nieces and great-nephews; dear cousins and lifelong friends.
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