Chapel Hill -- Mr. Robert Booker Williams, Jr., 64, died Saturday night at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
Bookie is survived by his wife, Joni Whitt Williams, of Chapel Hill; son, Travis Williams, and his finacee, Elizabeth Doyle, of Asheville, NC; mother, Carolyn Wood Williams, of Chapel Hill, NC; brother, Todd Williams, and his wife, Robin, of LeGrange, NC; sister, Lori Blankenship, and her husband, Bill, of Apex, NC; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his father, Robert Booker Williams, Sr.
A funeral service was held on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at University Baptist Church, 100 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill. Dr. Mitchell Simpson and Rev. Albert Williams officiated. Burial followed in Westwood Cemetery, Carrboro.
Memorials may be directed to the Juvenile Diabetes (JDRF), JDRF,26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004, www.jdrf.org, of to the UNC Kidney Center, Office of University Development, P. O. Box 309, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 www.unckidneycenter.org. If donating by check, please put UNC Kidney Center on the memo line.
The Williams family is under the care of Walker's Funeral Home of Chapel Hill.