Herbert Williamson

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Born on August 20, 1923

Departed on February 26, 2015

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Williamson, Herbert Sr. of Beacon, entered into rest Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Wingate, Beacon. He was 91.

Born August 20, 1923 in Brockway, NY, he was the son of the late Theodore and Alice Overby Williamson.

Herbert was the widow of the late Frances Littlejohn Williamson.

He was retired from Brockway Brick Yard and Dept. of Sanitation, Beacon. Herbert was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in WWII, and a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Beacon, he also was Inducted into the Gloden Gloves Hall of Fame, he also saved the life of his granddaughter, when she was a child, Glynnis Gayle Wynn from a house fire on 61 Beekman St. Beacon.

Survivors include: four children, Theodore G. (Luan) Williamson of Seattle, WA., Elizabeth Williamson Briggs of Schenectady, Herbert Williamson Jr. of Presque Isle, ME. and Valerie Lunsford of Deluth, GA. one brother, Paul Williamson of Montrose, 30 grandchildren, Many great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Along with his wife, he was predeceased by four children, Lorraine Gayle, Daisy Marie Lunsford, Nathaniel Williamson and Jerome Williamson, a sister, Gladys Hawkins.

A Memorial Visitation will be held Friday, March 13, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 PM at the VFW Beacon, 413 Main St. Beacon, NY.

Inurnment with Military Honors will follow at Fishkill Rural Cemetery, Fishkill, NY.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick of Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179

Date Of Service
Friday, March 13, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location Of Service
VFW Beacon, 413 Main St. Beacon, NY

Guestbook Entries

  1. Ms. April Marie Farley March 12, 2015 at 12:00 am - Reply

    In honor of Herbert Williamson,a long time City of Beacon resident,a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in WWII, and such a warm and loving Spirit. My heart, prayers and thoughts are with the Williamson family. I offer my deepest condolence and sympathy to the family. May God continue to bless and uplift the family during this time of loss.

    with Love, April Marie Farley and Family.

  2. rodney burger March 12, 2015 at 12:00 am - Reply

    god bless you herbie

  3. Abijah Yasharala October 14, 2015 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Shema Yasharala Ahyah Alahya Nowa Ahyah Akah. Qam Yasharala!

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