Wayne Williams

Wayne Williams

July 18, 71,

Allen Wayne Williams, age 71, died Saturday evening at Wayne/UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, NC. Born in Martin County, NC, he was the son of the late John Robert and Clyde Rogerson Williams.  A 1967 graduate of Robersonville High School, he also graduated from East Carolina University in 1971 and furthered his education with a Masters Degree and Ed.S.  He began his career in education at Greenwood Middle School until 1986 when he transferred to assistant principal at Rosewood High School and in 1990 becoming principal of  Rosewood High School until retirement in 2000.  After retirement, he enjoyed two other careers, a flight attendant with Midway and Max Jet Airlines as well as a driver’s education instructor. He was also an active member of First Baptist Church in Goldsboro, serving as a Deacon, a choir member,  playing handbells, a member of the Lola Delbridge Sunday School Class and serving on many church committees.  Very active in his community, he was a member of the Third Century Singers and Center Stage Theatre.  In addition, he was well known for his talents as a floral designer, wedding director & planner.

In respect for social distancing, the family will greet friends with a drive thru visitation at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home from 5:30 to 7:30 pm on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Brenda S. Williams; his daughter and son-in-law, Amy & Jay St. Amant of Gulf Breeze, FL;  three brothers, John Albert Williams and wife, Faye of Bear Grass, NC, Clayton Earl Williams of Wilson, NC and George Robert Williams of Goldsboro, NC;  his two grandchildren, Zachary Michael St. Amant and Sabine (Bean) Lily St. Amant; many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Contributions may be directed to the First Baptist Church- Kitchen Air Conditioning Fund, 125 S. John Street, Goldsboro, NC  27530.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Williams family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.