Foy Edward Williams, 88 years 7 months of 1711 Needhams Grove Rd. Robbins, died on January 28, 2015 at his residence with his family by his side.


Funerals service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday January 31, 2015 at Smyrna United Methodist Church where he has been an active member for many years, with the Reverend Tal Madison officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr Williams was the son of the late Grady F. and Gertie Sheffield Williams.  He was predeceased by his brothers Elbert Williams, Ernest (Bill) Williams, Graham Williams, Ray Williams and Clinton Cox, and one sister Edith Moore.

Mr. Williams is survived by his wife of 66 years, Helen H. Williams, one son Roger E. Williams of Southern Pines, one sister Ruth Williams Hussey of Robbins, one sister-in-law Mae Williams of Newport News, VA,  and three aunts, Hazel Williams Brown, Blennie Williams and Faye Williams all of Eagle Springs.

He is a veteran having served his country during World War II, in the Asiatic Pacific Theater with the occupation forces of Japan.  He received a World War II Victory and Good Conduct Medal.  He was retired from Milliken Inc. where he  worked for 44 years.

The family will receive friends at Smyrna United Methodist Church beginning at 12:00 noon on Saturday January 31, 2015 and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation 150 Applecross Rd. Pinehurst, NC 28374

Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting  the Williams family.

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  1. We are so sorry for your loss. He will be missed so much. Always enjoyed talking with Foy. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you. Our love.

  2. Aunt Helen and Roger,

    I am so very sorry about the loss of Uncle Foy. He was such a kind, gentle soul…and that is how I will always remember him. He was so devoted to his family and his faith, and he will be sorely missed and remembered by all who

  3. So sorry for the loss of your Dad and Husband. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Sorry I did not know so I could have been in town. Will be with you in thoughts.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you during these difficult times. May the memories of Foy help you find peace.

    ‘What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us’-Helen Keller

  5. I am sorry for your loss. I will be praying for your family. If there is anything that I can do for you please let me know.

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