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Obituary for Billy Williams Sr.

Billy  Williams Sr.
Billy Joe Williams, Sr., was born September 16, 1949, to Ernestene Williams in Davilla, Texas. He was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church in Davilla. He later attended the Church of Christ. He graduated from OJ Thomas High School, Cameron, Texas, in 1968, where he was on the football team and sang with a Gospel Quartet group. He enlisted with the United States Navy, and served a tour with Vietnam. He moved to Baltimore Maryland and worked for the United States Postal Service. He later worked as a Computer Analyst for IBM Co. in Fairfax, Virginia. He lived in New York City, and then settled in San Francisco, where he became active in the VA Community doing public speaking. He was preceded in death by his mother.
Survivors are: one son, Billy Joe Williams, Jr., of Sylvania, Georgia; one daughter, Latrice Chance of Fayetteville, North Carolina, one sister, LaVoice Calhoun of Temple, Texas; three grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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