Jeroy Williams

November 15, 1962 ~ December 24, 2020

Born in: Georgetown, South Carolina
Resided in: Fishkill, New York

Jeroy Williams, 58, a longtime Beacon and Fishkill resident passed away on December 24, 2020 at the Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Georgetown, SC on November 15, 1962, son of Johnnie Mae Blacknall and the late Norman Lawhorn. Jeroy was raised by his Grandmother Annie Mae Williams AKA Mama.

Jeroy worked in Highway Maintenance for N.Y.S. Department of Transportation for over 25-years and many of which were as a supervisor. He had an appreciation for privacy but made his love for his immediate family known. He did also have a love for cars (clean cars).

Along with his mother, Johnnie Mae (William ‘Hicks’) Blacknall; Jeroy is survived by his two children, his daughter Brittany Williams and his son Jeroy D. Williams; and his wife Rosalind A. Williams. He is also survived by his 2 brothers and 3 sisters: Damon Blacknall, Jesse Williams, Annette Williams Hendrickson, Marie Thomas and Anitra Thompson, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews & friends.

Special Mention for his fur babies Jazz, Pearl, Sammie and Leia

We three would like to acknowledge Charles Williams, JD Williams, Marcus Lunsford, Cynthia Simmons and Mark Vereen who were and remained active in his life and during his final days, In addition to loving our home in Fishkill we must make mention of our neighbors who became friends, Wilston & Robyn, Rance and family and Mike and Family. Thank you all most sincerely.

His Family & Friends will gather on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, where a funeral service will be held 11AM followed by interment to Fishkill Rural Cemetery, Fishkill, NY. In light of the recent pandemic occurrence and due to restrictions; social distancing and mask-wearing MUST BE observed inside the funeral home and at cemetery. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit:


Visitation: December 30, 2020 10:00 am - December 30, 2020 11:00 am

Libby Funeral Home
55 Teller Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

Funeral Service: December 30, 2020 11:00 am

Libby Funeral Home
55 Teller Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

Burial: December 30, 2020 12:00 pm

Fishkill Rural Cemetery
801 Route 9
Fishkill, NY 12524

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  1. Annette Williams hendrickson says:

    I love you brother I’ll miss you

  2. Tyrone and Joyce Hendricks says:

    Tyrone & Joyce Hendricks

  3. Darlene McAdams says:

    Sending much love and condolences from the Brown and McAdams family.
    We are lifting you up in prayer.
    If there’s anything we can do please don’t hesitate to ask we love you and this here for you your family.

  4. Bill (David) Lawhorn says:

    Sending our Prayers and Condolences to the Williams and Lawhorn Family ! Sorry for your Loss, Earth has no Sorrow that Heaven can’t Heal….Isaiah 35:10
    We Love you Jeroy and one day we will meet again, Your cousin David Lawhorn and Family
    Rock Hill, S.C

  5. Nyree Callaway says:

    Sending my condolences 💐 from my family to yours

  6. Ruthie vereen woods says:

    Sending my condolences to the family.

  7. Cubit Brown says:

    Cubit Brown

  8. DAVID conklin jr says:

    rest in peace my friend..

  9. Ken says:

    my condolences to the family

  10. Peter Burkart says:

    RIP my friend, it was my pleasure to know and work with you at D O T.

  11. Derrick McCullough says:

    Love you Geroy… If there is a heaven I know your there.

  12. Steve Smalley says:

    Worked with Jeroy a very long time at DOT, never have I ran across a nicer guy to work with nor a more fair and easy going Supervisor. Gonna miss you, my friend!

  13. Anthony Langley says:

    Jeroy thanks my brother for being more than a friend and the one of the best neighbor 😊I was thinking about all the good times we shared when we were youngsters, you always had my back when me and my twin sister were bullied. I couldn’t figure out why you always flipped me over so quickly when we were wrestling..until I learnt that your uncle Ben was secretly teaching you guys karate behind your mum’s house 🤣.
    Really gonna miss you. SIP until we meet again

  14. Joanne Wiedemann says:

    I met Jeroy when he interviewed for the DOT in a beautiful blue suit. He was part of the Fishkill crew. He was brought to tears by a blanket his family made for him for Christmas with his dads pictures on it. I will remember He loved his family especially his mom, work, 🏀 Jazz peacan pie nice cars. My heart breaks for his family as Jeroy left us way to early. I know he fought hard to carry on. Strength to you to carry on. My heart is with you on Wednesday.

    • Brittany his daughter says:

      Thank you so much love this so much

      • Joanne says:

        I remember how mad he was at the school when they had an issue with how you dressed . He was on your side and always had your back. All the extra jobs he took on paper,library,motel…always glad for the overtime. All the work hours hard on the family getting woke up all hours of the night. He had a good ❤

        • Brittany his daughter says:

          Thank you so much for these memories. This literally has me crying. Thank you. My dad was such an amazing man and I missed him so much.

        • Brittany williams says:

          Omg! Those are such amazing memories. Thank you for acknowledging how wonderful of a man my dad was. It means so much to me and him. Dad loved and bragged about his DOT crew like no other! I wish I could bring him back so bad but I know he’s no longer suffering.

          • Joanne says:

            I know everyone was suffering along with him .so heart breaking 💔. I am sure he would want you to be at peace knowing he is with the lord now. God Needed an angel to help with all those covid souls. His work here on earth is done. Amen

  15. Roxcina Miller Rochester New York says:

    Please accept my deepest condolences my love goes out to you and your family

  16. Marguerite Sims says:

    My sincere condolences..

  17. Marguerite Sims says:

    My sincere condolences to the family and friends

  18. Wilston Thomas and Robyn Thomas says:

    to the best neighbor and brother in the world! may God grant you peace love and light… Rip JEROY you will truly be missed you are as always a true gentleman and kind soul Wilston loved you and shared many memories with you and your guidance and wisdom will always remain in our hearts Condolences and prayers to the family Love Wilston & Robyn

  19. Gwen Brown...Class of says:

    The Choppee High Scool, Georgetown, SC class of 1982 is sending heartfelt sympathy to the family during your time of sorrow. We will treasure our high school memories to heart.

  20. Anthony Langley says:

    On behalf of the graduating class of 1982 our deepest condolences to the williams family. He will truly be missed.

  21. Paulen Bernard says:

    God bless you guys!!!

  22. Becka says:

    My condolences and prayers to Jeroy’s family. 🌷🥲💔Will miss you neighbor and classmate. As my twin brother said thanks for having our back in school. Your kind spirit and smile will always be remembered. 😊🌷❤️Rest Easy, Jeroy. 🙏🏾❤️💚🌷😇

  23. Patricia Waiters says:

    R.I.P Jerory Williams! Prayers lifted up to the family. Remember you are not alone. C/O 82’ classmate, Patricia Waiters

  24. Wilma Link says:

    My dear sweet cousin, you are walking with the angels now and we will miss you forever. You were a kind soul with a big, loving heart and for that you will also be missed. May we meet again one day where all will be fine, no pain, no sickness, no hurt or sorrow. I will always remember your smiling face and cool swagger. Love you cuz, sleep in heavenly peace.

  25. Sabrina Bugg says:

    Deepest Condolences to the Williams Family.

  26. Greg & Lowanda Boone says:

    Brittany and Family,
    May the love of God, and constant family, and
    Friends softened your sadness. May Cherished
    Memories bring you moments of comfort. May
    lasting peace surround your heart. Your always in
    our prayers

    Love Always, Wanda & Family

  27. The Williams & Bird Family says:

    You have our deepest sympathy and condolences.  May God’s comforting Grace keep you & your family during these difficult time.
    We pray that your faith, courage and the memories you shared will sustain you & your family. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Love, Uncle Curtis, Corky, Chloe, Curtis III

  28. The Williams & Bird Family, says:

    You have our deepest sympathy and condolences.  May God’s comforting Grace keep you & your family during these difficult time.
    We pray that your faith, courage and the memories you shared will sustain you & your family. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Love, Uncle Curtis, Corky, Chloe, Custis III

  29. shirlen mattry says:

    love, peace and until we meet again, rest in peace.

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