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Robert Lee "Cotten" Williamson, Jr
Birth: Jun. 22, 1926
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1971
Leesburg
Lee County
Georgia, USA

Robert Lee Williamson Jr. was a strapping tall man, rising to the ocassion of being 6'3" tall. He was a well liked man by many he knew. His nick name "Cotten", for his hair was blond in color. Robert served in the United States Air Force. After returning from duty he became a realator and investor financing by trade in the eastern southern parts of the United States.

At the age of thirty years old, he married Fate Burnette, of Buncombe County, in Western North Carolina. Fate being one of the famous Burnette and Walker family members, her ancestors settling in the Valley of Black Mountain, NC some 300 years ago.

Robert and Fate had one son, an only child (Lee) the image of his father in many ways, tall, and a smile for all who met him and always a helping hand within his reach. He'd be proud of his son today.

Robert left this life at the age of nearly 46 years old, due to a heart attack while sleeping. He passed away in Albany Georgia. His funeral was masscive in amounts of family and friends attending. Leaving behind, his wife Fate, son Lee, his parents and two younger sisters.
At the time of his death his son was seven-teen years old. His wife Fate to this day has never remarried.

Fate being a young widow and her son moved back to her families land in Buncombe County NC, and began life anew. She a Pharmacist and her son a high school young man.

Robert will be forever loved and missed by his families and friends.
Robert is buried within the family plots near his father and mother in Charlotte, NC. God Rest them all eternally. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert L. Williamson (1891 - 1978)
  Martha Holmes Williamson (1892 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Fate Mitchell Burnette Williamson (1926 - 2009)
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn West Cemetery
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Sissy
Record added: Oct 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11939949
Robert Lee Cotten Williamson, Jr
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Robert Lee Cotten Williamson, Jr
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Robert Lee Cotten Williamson, Jr
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Happy Father's Day Dad, love you forever & always.....your son, Lee
- Your Son, Lee
 Added: Jun. 19, 2016

- Sissy
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
Love & miss you Dad.
- Your Son Lee
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014
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