Jeffrey Paul Williamson
August 19, 1956 - July 19, 2019
Master Sergeant(r) Jeffrey Paul Williamson, age 62, a former resident of Huntington, West Virginia and current resident of 120 Hillcrest Drive, Washington, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in the Sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church in Washington, conducted by Rev. Ken Hall. Burial will follow in the Church Prayer Garden.
MSgt(r) Williamson was born in Huntington, West Virginia on August 19, 1956 and was a long-time resident of Goldsboro, NC. He was the son of the late Clarence E. Williamson and Donna June Byrd Williamson. MSgt(r) Williamson proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and worked in munitions. He was proud to be an AMMO Troop and enjoyed reminiscing with fellow AMMO Troops at various Ammo Bashes along the East Coast. The IYAAYAS chant was always at the center of their work and play. He joined the Air Force in 1975 and retired in 1996. During his military career he climbed the ranks to Master Sergeant and was one of the Original Cadre of AFCOMAC (Air Force Combat Ammunitions Center) which was founded in 1985 at Sierra Army Depot in Herlong, California. During his 20 years of service, he served at several duty stations around the world including Germany. After his service in the Air Force, he continued to serve his country in Iraq in the position of a private contractor supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was a member of the Capital City Indian Motorcycle Riders Group, was an avid supporter of the NC Trooper Association Caisson Unit and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Washington.
On August 25, 2018, he married the former Janice LaBarbera, who survives.
Surviving with his wife are two sons, Justin Williamson and fiancť, Brittany Carter and their two daughters, Savannah and Sophia all of Goldsboro, Ian Williamson and wife, Sarah and their daughter, Abigail, all of Goldsboro; two step children, Jonathan Coburn and wife Sara of France, Alyssa Coburn of Brevard; the brothers, Glenn Williamson, Greg Williamson and wife, Rebecca, Tony Williamson all of West Virginia; and two half-sisters, LaDonna Simpson-Knapp, Sara Simpson Tyre.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Church Fellowship Hall and other times at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the N.C. Troopers Association Caisson Unit, P. O. Box 840, Summerfield, N.C. 27358.
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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Williamson family.