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 Collins Tom Williams, Sr

Collins Tom Williams, Sr

Osteen, Volusia County, Florida, USA
Death 16 Jan 1999 (aged 96)
Titusville, Brevard County, Florida, USA
Burial Titusville, Brevard County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 175681528 · View Source
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Collins Tom Williams, Sr., son of the late George and Nancy Williams was born July 4, 1902, in Osteen, FL. He was the baby of eleven children. All preceded him death.

As a youngster, he moved to Titusville, FL, with his family and attended school in Brevard County.

As a young man, he played baseball. If the scouts were looking for a black player back then, Collins would have succeeded.

In 1923, he married to the late Blanche Wilson Williams. To this union, five children were born, Nancy, Helen (deceased), Martha, Evelyn and Collins, Jr.

Collins was known as Daddy to his children, grandchildren, and to others. He was a loyal husband devoted father and a good provider for his family. Collins was a man of few words, but when he spoke, it was with great wisdom and firmness.

His demise came on Saturday, January 16, 1999, at 9:29am in his home in Titusville, FL.

Family He Leaves with Us

Children: Nancy (Paul), Martha, Evelyn (James) and Collins, Jr. (Altamese).

Grandchildren: Deborah (John), Brian, Lynn, Patricia (William), Stephanie (Eddie), Gregory (Pat), Karen (Heath), Paul (Trisha), Leah (Chris) and Leon (Rita).

Great-Grands: Jurvaye, Erica, Shantae, Kaila, William, Gregory, Ivori, Jada, Amada, Brittany, Chantal, Leon, Ashley, Alicia, Kendall, Simone, Nicholas and Johnathan.

Nieces: Lottie (Very Devoted), Doretha, Alberta, Carrie, Ophlia (Albert), Inez (Al), Carrie, Willie Mae, Olivia, Marie, Verdell, Norma, Amy, Gertrude, Betty, Diane, Mary, Gwen, Carolyn, Lorraine, Loretta, Delores, Sharon, Marlene and Janice.

Nephews: Malachi and James Murray, Nathaniel and Lewis Cookley, Henry Young, Alfonso Wilson and Rev. Walter Brown.

In-Laws: Sisters-In-Law, Lillian Wilson and Lottie Wise; Brothers-In-Law, Ralph Smith and Ralph Wilson.

God-Children: Helen Myhand, Renee Holloway, Deloris Ray, Jackie Dixon, Brenda Smith, Margaret Roe and Shanna Brown.

Loving Cousins: Billy, Marie, Alice, Hank, Madlyn, and many, many grand nephews, nieces and a host of cousins who surrounded him with love.

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  • Created by: Kirk A. Davis
  • Added: 24 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175681528
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Collins Tom Williams, Sr (4 Jul 1902–16 Jan 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175681528, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Titusville, Brevard County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Kirk A. Davis (contributor 48961009) .