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James Russell Williamson

November 5, 1939 ~ December 19, 2020 (age 81)


James Russell Williamson, 81, husband of Brenda Cook Williamson, died Saturday, December 19, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Williamson was born on November 5, 1939 in Kingstree, son of the late Julius H. Williamson and Pauline Taylor Williamson. He was a graduate of Hebron High School and a Veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Russell was retired from Civil Service in Parris Island and his family lived in Beaufort for 40 wonderful years before moving back to Lake City around 2008.    He was a member of Cades Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and woodworking.

Surviving are his wife, Brenda Cook Williamson of Lake City; son, Paul (Kathie) Williamson of Charleston; grandson, Ashton Williamson of Charleston; and sister, Iris Benton of Beaufort.

Mr. Williamson was preceded in death by his sons, Darry Williamson and Rodney Williamson; brothers, J. H. "Sonny" Williamson and George Albert Williamson.

Graveside services will be 2:30 PM, Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at Williamson Cemetery, Kingstree with visitation from  1-2 at the funeral home prior to the services.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Amedisys Hospice for their love and excellent care.

Memorials may be made to Cades Baptist Church, PO Box 69, Cades, SC 29518 or Amedisys Hospice Foundation, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816-4013


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December 22, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home Chapel
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591

Graveside Service
December 22, 2020

2:30 PM
Williamson Cemetery
Hebron Road
Kingstree, SC 29556

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