Marshall Francis Williams Sr., 70 of Stone Mountain Georgia passed away unexpectedly on November 7, 2020. He was born on September 10, 1950 in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the son of the late Edward Raymond Williams, Sr. and June Hope (Fontes) Williams.
He was the Husband and “Soul mate” of Karen Elaine Sampson Williams; besides his loving wife of 49 years he leaves to cherish his memories, his daughter Kelli Jean Williams and his son Marshall Francis Williams Jr., both of East Providence, Rhode Island as well as 6 grandchildren, Shianne Symone Williams, Juston Dasan Williams, Brooklynne Grace Williams, Chanel Richardson, Herbert Richardson and Dominique Hill, his brothers, Edward R Williams Jr. of Seekonk Ma., Steven J. Williams of Coventry RI. and James F. Williams of California. He also leaves his mother-in-law, whom he cherished from day one of his marriage and referred to her as “Ma” and his daughter-in-law Patricia Madera Williams, whom he loved dearly, six sister-in-laws, one brother-in-law, and late brother-in-law, Glenn A. Sampson along with all of his nephews and nieces.
Marshall graduated from East Providence High School and attended the University of Rhode Island. He was employed by Verizon Telephone Company for 30 years until retirement with a short time in between at U.S. Oil Company.
Marshall and his beautiful wife would have celebrated 50 years of marriage in February 2021.
Marshall was a loving father and grandfather, “BePa” to his children and grandchildren. He was genuine, loving, honest, dedicated and a kind person, although he has left us unexpectedly, he has left us with memories we will cherish forever.
His funeral service will be live streamed on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11:00AM. Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 20, 2020 from 5-7 in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private. The guidelines set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health will be observed. Face coverings are required at all times and only ten people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time.