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BM1 John A Williams, USN





John Alton (Buddy) Williams, USN, Retired, weighed anchor to sail on his final voyage on March 8, 2014 after a valiant and courageous war against cancer. Preceding him in death were his father, Johnie Augustus Williams, mother, Hazel Marie Williams, and a granddaughter, Honesty Marie Williams.
"Buddy" leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Brenda, and his children, John Jr. (Christy) and a daughter, Marie (Pete), along with Dan (Christy) Warrick, Wendy (Wes) Sapetko, and Billy Thompson. In addition, he leaves behind two sisters, Hazel Harris (Ed), and Cindy Allen, and two brothers, Billy (Susan) and Ernie (Kim) and close family friend, Doug Dickens. Surviving grandchildren include Felicity Ann Martin, Krista Murphy, Jamie Murphy, Rebecca Williams, Elena Martinez, Mateo Martinez, Matthew Eller, Maximo Ayala, Jr., Juan Luis Aguilar, Christopher Warrick, Zack Warrick, Heather Wolfer, Amber Wolfer, Alex Wolfer, Seth Wolfer, and a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Hoehn, along with numerous nieces and nephews. Buddy will be sorely missed by his "babies" TJ, Trouble, Droopy, Squeaky, Freddy, and Roxie, along with Bandit and Shuga.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the veteran's organization of your choice.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funerals and Cremations, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount NC. www.johnsonfuneralsandcremations.com



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