Larry Dean Williams

Larry Dean Williams, 71, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away on July 8, 2019, at his residence.

Larry was born in Caldwell County, N.C., on October 5, 1947, to Lonnie McKinley Williams and Irene Hamby Williams Darnell.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his stepmother, Barbara Williams; and one brother, Rex Allen Williams.

Larry was former owner of Larry Williams Grading Company, former co-owner of Williams Stop-N-Shop, and owner of Williams Lawn Care Service. He was a member of Yadkin Baptist Church, Patterson.

Those left to cherish his memory include his son, George Lee Williams and husband, Michael James Dugan, of Washington, D.C.; granddaughter, Lauren Virginia Jarvis Duncan of Chapel Hill; three stepchildren, Wayne Sharpe, Traci Sharpe McNeely, and Jennifer Sharpe, all of Statesville; sister, Debbie Styles and husband, Alan Styles of Lenoir; along with nieces and nephew, and his beloved pet, Rosie.

A private memorial service will be at a later date. ,In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Larry’s name to Bed, Bath, and a Bone Grooming, Boarding, Daycare, 604 S. Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC 28694.