Joseph C. (Joe) Williamson Sr., 77, of Bedford County, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2012. He was a retired truck driver with 30 years of service, and was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Williamson; parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Williamson; and one brother.
Joe is survived by four daughters and one son, Patricia Wray and husband, David Raby, Shirl Light and husband, Chuck, Ruby Pond and husband, Wayne Atkinson, Sandy Williamson, Joseph C. Williamson Jr. and wife, Dana; 10 grandchildren, Tori and Brittany Wray, Kayla and Cody Light, Justin and Jacob Pond, Lauren and Corey Osborne, Chelsey Harless and Derick Williamson; one great-grandchild, Christian Taylor; his beloved companion, Snowball; three brothers; four sisters; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 6, 2012, at Oakey's East Chapel with Dr. J. Randolph Daniels officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Death: July 1, 2012
Occupation: Retired truck driver with 30 years of service