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Charles Williamson

June 7, 1952 ~ April 22, 2020 (age 67)


It is with great sadness that the family of Charles Williamson announces his passing on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at the age of 67 years. Charles was born to Alex and Katie (Fisher) Williamson Sr. in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Charles attended Grambling State University, graduated with a degree in Political Science and Math, and he was a member of GSU Tigers World Famed Marching Band.  In 1972, he had the opportunity to travel with the marching band to Africa where they performed at the inauguration of Liberian President William R Tolbert.

Charles began his career at Bendix (Honeywell) where he was employed for many years prior to his employment with the Housing Authority of South Bend as HUD Specialist/Deputy Finance Specialist. He also worked part-time at South Bend International Airport for Delta Airlines. Charles loved to travel and work around the house.

Charles leaves to cherish his memories, one sister Bettye Deloris (Alfred) Shambery Sr.; three brothers: James C. (Meretta) Williamson, Olney, Maryland, Johnny Earl (Dorothy) Williamson, Shreveport, Louisiana and Donald Ray Williamson, Alexandria, Louisiana. Cousin, Juanita Carradine; Special sister-in-law Maxine Williamson; Best Friend, Cornelius Lotte; and Beloved Friend, Teresa Scott. Charles also will be forever remembered by a host of nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, and dear friends.

Family members who preceded him in death are his parents, Alex and Katie Williamson Sr.; brother, Alex Williamson Jr.; two cousins: Louise Schoby and Barbara Vinson; nephews: Darryl Shambery and Larry Charles Shambery; Niece, Tywanda Williamson Price.

Due to the Coronavirus, there will be no service, but a celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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