Ronald Joe Williams

Published 9:04 am Saturday, November 9, 2019

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Mr. Ronald Joe Williams, 75, of Mallard Road, Farmington, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born Nov. 7, 1944 in Forsyth County to the late Joe Milton and Leona Foster Williams. He was a member of Eatons Baptist Church in Mocksville where he had served as a deacon and a Sunday School teacher. He retired from Sara Lee where he enjoyed many aspects of his job but valued most the friendships he accrued there. He loved astronomy and the world of science. He also enjoyed old cars, bluegrass music and planning his next meal.

Survivors: his wife of 51½ years, Nancy Randall Williams of the home; a daughter, Shannon Williams Parks (Scott Deal); a son, Mike Williams (Jean) all of Farmington; a sister, Linda Williams Groce of Advance; a brother, Norris Williams of Ormond Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10 at Eatons Baptist Church with Dr. David Gilbreath officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Davie Community Foundation, PO Box 546, Mocksville, in memo line: Dr. David Gilbreath Scholarship Fund or Linda Fromal Sunflower Fund.