Funeral services for Eldon Williams, 78, of Blackville, SC, will be held at three o’clock p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Folk Funeral Home, Williston, SC with the Reverends Timmy Gunnells, Kenneth Dodson and Cliff Creech officiating; burial will be in the Springfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends from six to eight p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home in Williston, SC. Honored to serve as pallbearers are Ben Baxley, Cal Cannon, Josh Delk, Ryan Delk, Wesley Gatlin, Chris Morris, James Williams and Tim Williams. Eldon passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019.
Born in Orangeburg County, SC, he was a son of the late Ezell Williams, Sr. and Florie McCollum Williams. He was a member of New Harvest Outreach Ministries in Barnwell and was a self-employed logger for many years. Eldon loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren; he loved fishing, Clemson Tiger football and the Atlanta Braves.
Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Mildred Cook Williams; daughters Debbie Frickling of Middleburg, FL, Lynn (Ken) Dodson and Renea (Phillip) Delk all of Barnwell; sons, Johnny (Cindy) Williams of Orangeburg, Timmy (Brandy) Williams of Darlington and Henry (Tina) Williams of Jacksonville, NC; sisters Catherine Jackson of Cottageville and Laura Ann Williams of Salley; brothers Billy (Sandra) Williams of North and Nathan Williams of Salley; 22 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a son Mickey Williams; sisters Mary Beason, Louise Williams; brothers Earl Williams, Ezell “Junior” Williams, Wesley Williams, Clyde Williams and Robert Williams.
The family would like to thank all of their church family for the kindness and prayers shown to them during Eldon’s illness and a special thanks to his home health nurses Paige McCrary and Tiffany Detrick.