Retired Master Sgt. Bobby Shelton Williams, 89, of Dunn passed away Monday morning at Cape Fear Valley Hospital. He was born in Harnett County on September 7, 1931 to the late Alexander and Ola Williams. He was preceded in death by a brother, Rudolph Williams and a sister, Bebe Johnson.
Bobby retired from the U.S. Army in 1975 after 27 years of service, he served in both Korean War and Vietnam War. After his military duty Bobby worked in government contracting for 42 years. He was the recipient of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine for his dedication and hard work for our community.
A private service will be held.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Doris Williams of Dunn; two daughters, Bebe W. Pearsall and husband Bill of Bluffton, SC, Ann Williams of Dunn; a brother, Stanley P. Williams of Dunn; two grandsons, William Pearsall and wife Bridget and Andrew Pearsall; and two great grandchildren, Flynn and Hayes Pearsall.
The family asks instead of flowers that memorials be made to DAV by mail: DAV, William M Stone Chapter #74 C/O Adj. Steven Anderson, 516 Dogwood Creek Place, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526.
Arrangements are by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home.
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