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William Williamson
  • January 21, 1934
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  • November 25, 2021

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William (Bill) H Williamson, 87, of Leesburg, FL went to be with his heavenly Father on November 25, 2021. Bill was born on January 21, 1934, in Fayette City, PA the son of Harry and Margaret Williamson. Bill is survived by his wife of 47 years, Pauline S (Knox) Williamson, his five children: William J Williamson and his wife Nancy of Roscoe, PA, Kimberly L Zippay and husband Robert, of Cardale, PA, Roberta S Doerfler and husband Gregg, of Charleroi, PA, Matthew R Williamson and wife Chelsi, of Nashville, TN and Meredith A Brewer, of Cocoa, FL. He is also survived by eight Grandchildren: Robert Zippay, Brian Williamson, Mandy Rowland, Lori Zippay Ritenour, Raylan Walker, David Claudio, Leif Williamson and Ivar Williamson: Two Great Grand Daughters, Hailey and Kylie Rowland and one Niece Susan Brightwell.

Bill was predeceased by his parents, two brothers George and Joseph Williamson, one sister Harriet Williamson Brightwell, two Grandsons Brett and Zachery Doerfler and one Great Niece Kerry Brightwell.

Bill attended Fayette City Grade Schools until8th grade then transferred to Charleroi High School. After high school he attended W & J College in Washington, PA, to graduate with an AB in Chemistry, then on to Northeastern University in Boston, MA with an MBA (Major) in Economics & (minor) in Chemistry, he continued his education in Chemical Engineering at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, OH and also Computer programing at Husson College in Bangor, ME.

Bill served in the ROTC program at W & J College and was drafted into the US Army near the end of the Korean War. He remained in US Army Reserves under a special program for 10 years following.

Bill was an avid golfer and enjoyed many years of retirement on the golf courses where he lived at Plantation of Leesburg. He served on the Board of Directors for the Plantation Residents Golf Club and was the Master Coordinator of his beloved Fridays Couples Golf League for 13 years.

Bill was loved by many and will be greatly missed by his family and the many friends he has made though out his life.

A Celebration of Life is planned for February 17, 2022 at 1pm at Morrison United Methodist Church.  Gifts may be made in Bills memory to: Morrison United Methodist Church, 1005 W Main Street Leesburg, Fl. 34748.


Service

Location:
Morrison United Methodist Church
1005 W Main Street Leesburg, Fl. 34748

Date & Time:
February 17, 2022 at 1:00 PM


Cemetery:
Monarch Crematory


Instead of flowers, the family would prefer if you would make a donation to
Morrison United Methodist Church, 1005 W Main Street Leesburg, Fl. 34748

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  1. Al & Patty Beall says:
    15 Dec 2021
    Pauline & Family,

    Bill will sorely be missed, his humor and quick wit as well. We had so many happy and memorable times golfing over the years. He will be in our hearts forever.

  2. Al & Patty Beall says:
    15 Dec 2021
    Pauline and family,
    Bill will sorely be missed. We had so many happy and memorable times golfing. His humor will surely be missed as will his quick wit. He will live forever in our hearts.

  3. Al & Patty Beall lit a candle:
    15 Dec 2021
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  7. Paul Hertz says:
    14 Dec 2021
    Will miss not seeing you at the first tee. So greatful to have known you.

  8. Roger Howell says:
    14 Dec 2021
    Roger Howell

  9. Maury Zagnoli says:
    14 Dec 2021
    You will be greatly missed

  10. Jody Cheplic says:
    14 Dec 2021
    Pauline and family, I was with Roberta and Gregg when she received the call of her Dad's passing. She had been keeping me up to date on his condition, but was so sorry he was gone so quick. I always enjoyed talking to him when you were home for visits. He was so kind. You all have my deepest sympathy for your loss. I know you will all miss him greatly. Take care.
    Jody Doerfler Cheplic

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