Obituary: Kenneth Malcolm Williams

Obituary: Kenneth Malcolm Williams

By / Obituaries / Wednesday, 26 September 2018 15:40



Kenneth Malcolm Williams passed away on September 9, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. 
He was born on December 30, 1940, in Greenville, NC.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Siddie Sutton Williams, four brothers, and three sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sara Hatcher Williams; sons, James Clifton Williams and wife, Melissa of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Kenneth Russell Williams and wife, Lisa of Wilmington, NC; daughters, Sara Lynn Churchwell of Wilmington, NC, and Blythe Anne Sizemore and husband, Jared, of Sarasota, Florida; brother-in-law, James Irwin Hatcher of Kingston, Ontario Canada; sisters, Connie Parsons and
husband, Bill of Princeton, Kentucky, and Loyta Harrington of Robersonville, NC. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Peyton Williams, Tyler Williams, Grady Williams, Lauren Edes, Elise Anne Williams, Annie Joy Sizemore, and Eden Hope Sizemore, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Ken graduated from high school in Waycross, Georgia and Duke University in Durham, NC, where he majored in business administration.  He lettered four years with the Duke Blue Devils football team ('59-'63) and was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
He worked over 40 years for General Motors in Atlanta and later in Doraville, Georgia, where he retired.  He was a supervisor and private contractor for GM parts after retirement from work as a supervisor.
Ken was a family man and loved to search for sapphires and rubies in the mountains of Franklin, North Carolina. 
He continued this interest as he hunted for sharks teeth in Kure Beach, NC.
Ken's life will be celebrated at a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel, 1617 Market Street, Wilmington, NC, officiated by Rev. Ron Bernard, of 828 Church.
A graveside service will take place at the Hatcher family cemetery  plot, located in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Franklin, Tennessee, at 12:00 p.m. on October 13, 2018.

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