July 31, 2021, 89, Goldsboro –
Wiley Lynwood Williamson, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.
Wiley was born in Sampson County on December 11, 1931 to the late Anderson Wiley Williamson and Hattie Lockamy Williamson. He was married for 61 years to Rachel Merritt Williamson who preceded him in death on September 27, 2019.
Wiley proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. For over 53 years, he owned and operated Goldsboro Used Furniture. Wiley lived a life of dedication to his family and friends, and to his community. He served his community in many ways as a member of the Goldsboro Jaycees.
Wiley was an avid golfer. If it was a beautiful day, he enjoyed being on the links sharing shots and laughter with his friends. Wiley had a wonderful sense of humor and never took himself too seriously. He was a good friend, a great father, and had a generous heart. He provided a wonderful home for his family and gave all he could to his family and strangers alike.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate Wiley’s life at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park with military honors.
Wiley is survived by his daughter, Wanda Williamson Walston, and husband Donnie of Fremont; son, Anderson Wiley “Andy” Williamson and wife Rebecca of Washington; grandchildren, Britany N. Hanchey (Austin) and Kayla Jordan; and several nieces and nephews he loved.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Wiley Anderson Williamson; brothers, Stacy Williamson and Carl Anderson Williamson; and sisters, Lucille Morgan, Mildred Croom, Peggy Bowles, and Geraldine Satterwhite.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in his memory to the American Heart Association, 3219 Landmark Street, Greenville, NC 27834.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.