Charles Williamson

Born: Mon., Oct. 16, 1967
Died: Mon., Mar. 5, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 10, 2018
Location: Minor - Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 11, 2018
Location: St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Sun., Mar. 11, 2018
Location: St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

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Charles O’Keith Williamson (Keithy-Boy, Keithy, Keith) was born to Billie and Louise Williamson on October 16, 1967 in Joliet, IL.  He departed this life suddenly on Monday March 5, 2018 at the age of 50.

Charles gave his life to Christ at an early age at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Lockport, IL under Pastor J.W. Walton and later joined St. Paul M.B. Church. He attended Lockport Township High School and graduated in 1985. After High School he received his Associates Degree from Robert Morris University.

For over 20 years Charles worked in the Transportation Industry and held various managerial positions related to Intermodal Transportation. During his career he continued to pursue his Bachelor’s degree. He was most recently employed at RemPrex, Inc. and was previously employed at Trac Intermodal.

Charles was caring, loving and a man of few words.  He had a strong sense of commitment to his family and friends. He was active in his church where he sang in the choir, ushered and played the bongos.  Charles also loved traveling, riding his bicycle, listening to music and collecting watches.

Charles was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Augustus and Lille McNeal; Paternal Grandparents Handy and Lilla Williamson. Charles leaves to cherish his memories his daughter, Sidney Lynn Williamson; grandchildren, Melayah, Desiree, and Pierre; his parents: Billie & Louise Williamson; sister, Sharon (Dana) Walker; God sister, Sarah Ulmer; niece and nephew Serbrina & Dexter Walker; great nieces and nephew: Ayannah, Angel, Aaliyah, and DeMario Walker and a host of special relatives and friends including Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church at Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church.

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   Posted Sat March 10, 2018
My deepest condolences to The Williamson families. We were classmates until the 9th grade. He was a very smart, witty person. Truly will be missed. Rejoice in Heaven Charles.

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