White Sulphur Springs-Robert Allen Williamson, 72, died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2015, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA.
Robert was born Feb. 13, 1943, in Ronceverte, a son of the late William Jennings and Mincie Lee Hannah Williamson.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a US Army Veteran, and a retired Golf Course Greensman at The Greenbrier. Robert was a Hamm Radio Operator among his other hobbies which were hunting, fishing, playing golf and bowling.
Preceding him in death other than his parents were three brothers, Clyde, Edward and James Williamson; six sisters, Glenna May, Mary Brannon, Opal Cook, Thelma Kirk, Edna Ballard and Mildred White; and grandson, Ty Cook.
Survivors include: his wife, Fredon Bostic Williamson at home; four sons, Robert Allen (Connie) Williamson of White Sulphur Springs, William Joseph (Katherine) Williamson of Norfolk, VA, Ray Douglas (Sheila) Williamson of Lewisburg and Thomas Randolph (Carrie) Williamson of White Sulphur Springs; three daughters, Susan Williamson of Pennsylvania, Valerie Leigh Williamson of White Sulphur Springs and Stephanie Michelle Williamson of White Sulphur Springs; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Williamson of Lewisburg and Patricia Baker (Robert) of Moneta, VA; and brother-in-law, Phillip Bostic (Janice) of White Sulphur Springs.
His funeral service was held Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Rt. 92, White Sulphur Springs, where Bishop J.J. Troyer, Dwayne Zobrist and Richard Burdette officiated. Burial followed in McCreery Cemetery on Tuckahoe Road, White Sulphur Springs.
Visitation was Tuesday evening, Nov. 17, at the church.
Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs, is serving the family.