Franklin Delano Williams

Franklin Delano Williams

December 28, 2021, 86, Goldsboro –

Franklin Delano Williams, age 86, passed away Tuesday at his home.  Born in Lenoir County, he was the son of the late William Morton and Elizabeth West Williams.  A veteran of the United States Army, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Goldsboro, NC where he served as a Deacon.

A service of remembrance will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at First Baptist Church in Goldsboro with Dr. Glenn Phillips, Jr. officiating. A time of visitation will be held immediately following the service at the church.

He is survived by his sons, Derreck Williams (Katherine) and Edward Williams; brother, Herman Williams (Marie); sister, Dora Radford (Nathan); grandsons, Douglas Williams and Samuel Williams; his canine companion, “Lady”

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sonya Jean Williams.

Shumate -Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Williams family and online condolences may be directed to