Henry Earl Williams Jr.

1 July 1943 - 8 June 2022

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Henry Earl Williams Jr.

Henry Earl Williams Jr., born July 1, 1943, passed away peacefully at home on June 8, 2022.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Allison and husband, Sean Dobson; son, Hank and wife, Joy; and son, Robert. Henry has six grandchildren, Jacob and Liam Dobson of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Joey, Mia, Heinz and Abbie Williams of Spanish Fort, Ala. Henry's brother, Joel and his wife, Maggie, live in Woodbine. Henry was preceded in death by his parents, Bebe and Henry Williams of Woodbine.

After serving in the Seabees in Vietnam and graduating from Georgia Tech with a mechanical engineering degree, Henry worked with ARAMCO in Saudi Arabia for 11 years (1975-1986) and with Public Works at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base for 26 years (1987-2013). He also served on the Coastal Marshlands and Shore Protection Committees for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for 16 years (1997-2013).

Henry dearly loved his family and many longtime friends from his youth growing up in Woodbine. He valued family time and looked forward to family vacations on the water or snow skiing, especially the annual Camp St. Marys adventures when his sweetheart "Linnie" and he served as counselors on trips with all the grandkids. He was an avid tennis player and gardener (and consumer!) of homegrown tomatoes, both hobbies that he passed on to the next generation.

A memorial service was held on June 13, 2022, at Christ Church St. Marys. Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 5-6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Allison Memorial Chapel.

The family requests donations in Henry's memory to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 626, Woodbine, GA 31569, to the Bryan-Lang Library Foundation, P.O. Box. 715, Woodbine, GA 31569 or Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525.

Allison Memorial Chapel, in St. Marys, is in charge of the arrangements.

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