William Leon Williams, age 89, passed into heaven on Thursday, June 2, 2022, after a long fulfilling life.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda C. Williams of the home, son, William Charles Williams of Palm Bay, FL, grandchildren, Ashley Williams of Asheboro, Christy Mills of SC, Jason Williams of Asheboro, Joshua Williams of Asheboro and David Williams of Asheboro, 12 great grandchildren, step son, Terry Mickey, step daughters, Teresa Havens and Patricia Perry, 5 step grandchildren, and 6 step great grandchildren, brothers, Richard Williams and Dolly Williams.
Mr. Williams was born in Star, NC on August 7, 1932 to John and Viola Dunn Williams. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Leon was retired from GE & Black & Decker. He loved to hunt and was the Southeast Archery Champion three years in a row. He built houses and had an amazing wood working talent and electrical skills. In addition to his parents, Leon was preceded in death by first wife, Sybil Boling Williams, sons, Allen David Williams and Gary Michael Williams, and brothers, Harvey Williams and Wayne Williams.
Leon will be missed by many friends and family.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 5, 2022 from 3:00-4:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. A graveside service will follow at 4:30 pm at New Hope Memorial Gardens, 3448 New Hope Church Road in Asheboro with Rev. Gene Davis officiating and with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard.