Jerry Wilson Williams, 70, of Raleigh, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at WakeMed. He was born in Raleigh, the son of the late Edith Morgan Williams and Conder Stinson Williams. Jerry was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy and was retired from AT&T as a communication technician after 49 years of service. He was an avid reader and he never gave up in his quest to learn new things.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 19, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Jim Perry officiating. Burial was in Rolesville Baptist Church Cemetery.
Jerry is survived by his life partner of 38 years, Charlie Ann Merritt; his children, Ginny Williams Poulsen and husband, Karsten, of Youngsville, Lynn Williams Bruner and husband, Chris, of Indian Trail, and Lee Williams and wife, Gretchen, of Apex; grandchildren, Kathryn, Caroline, Alex, Madelyn, and Jackson; special cousins, Emily, Bill and William Lee and Martha Morgan and husband, Lee Little.
Pallbearers were Lee Williams, Karsten Poulsen, Chris Bruner, William Lee, Merritt Jones, and Mike Bailey.
Memorial contributions may be made to the N.C. State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Office of Development and Foundations, 1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607.