Harvey Williams Sr.

Harvey Stanley Williams, Sr., 74, of Statesville passed away Monday, March 04, 2013 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was born October 25, 1938 in Hamlet, NC and was the son of the late Adolphus Andrew Williams and Belva Bennett Williams.

Mr. Williams was a graduate of Hamlet High School and Wesleyan College in Macon, GA and was also a graduate of Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, NC. On August 11, 1953 he married Sylvia Greene Williams, who survives. He was self employed and was a member of First Baptist Church where he served as former deacon and tenor in the choir.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Henry K. Williams.

Along with his wife, Sylvia, of 50 years, he is survived by a daughter, Andrea Lee Williams, a son Stan Williams (Daune), a granddaughter, Alexis Williams and grandson, Luke Williams, all of Statesville. He is also survived by two brothers, Andy Williams (Bird), of Lenoir, NC, Bill Williams (Bobbie), of Hamlet, NC, a sister-in-law, Grace Williams, of North Myrtle Beach, SC, a brother-in-law, Phil Greene (Sandi), of Statesville. He is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 AM Thursday, March 7, 2013 at First Baptist Church with Dr. Jeff Porter officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday evening from 5:30 until 7:30 PM at Nicholson Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be, Stan Williams, Brad Williams, Brian Greene, Tom Greene, Col. Danny Bowling, and Nathan Rash. The Honorary pallbearers are the members of the First Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir.

Memorials may be made to the New Building Fund, First Baptist Church, 815 Davie Ave., Statesville, NC 28677.

Online condolences may be made to the family at nicholsonfunerals.com

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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