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Roy Newton Williamson

October 10, 1930 — August 2, 2023


Roy Newton Williamson, age 92, of Asheboro passed away on Wednesday August 2, 2023 at the Randolph Hospice House.

Roy was born in Randolph County, North Carolina on October 10, 1930 to Jack and Lula Brown Williamson. He graduated from High School and was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Roy worked as a knitter for Laughlin Hosiery for 36 years until his retirement. In addition to his parents, Roy was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved gardening and walking. He had a passion for reading as well.

He is survived by two sisters, Peggy Williams and Geneva Purgason as well as several nieces and nephews who referred to him as "best unke ever".

The family will receive friends on Sunday August 6, 2023 from 3-5 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Ave., Asheboro.

No service is planned.


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