Paul Allen Williams, 86, widower of Lani Golden Williams, died on Friday, October 8,2021 at The Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg.
He was born April 16, 1935, in Reevesville (Dorange), SC, the son of the late Thomas F. and Sallie (Reeves) Williams. He graduated from St. George High School in 1953. On January 1, 1958, he married Lani Golden at the Universalist Church, Chester, VT.
Mr. Williams entered the United State Air Force in 1955 assigned to the 380th Wing 380th Squadron (SAC) as a boom operator on K/C 97’s air refueling where he served honorably until March 29, 1963. While assigned to Plattsburgh Air Force Base, NY he was the youngest and lowest ranked instructor in the wing. After an honorable discharge he worked for 34 years at Albemarle Chemical Co. in Orangeburg, SC as a Chemical Lab Technician, retiring December 31, 1997. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church and the American Legion.
Surviving are sons, Kris Allen (Connie) Branchville, and Thomas Franklin (Donna), Reevesville; a daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” (Vernon) Kassian, Bowman; daughter-in-law, Cynthia Williams, Orangeburg: grandchildren; Jennifer (Gary) Bell, Rebecca Williams, Angela Williams, ZeZe Williams, Paul Williams, II, Benjiman Williams, James Williams, Madison Williams; great-grandchildren, Eli and Elizabeth Canaday, Easton and Owen Williams, Rowan Williams; one brother, Charlie Williams (Ginny), Jupiter, FL, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Williams was predeceased by a son, Kirk James Williams and a brother, James Lawrence Williams.
Friends and family may call at Cindy Kassian’s home, 2335 Duncan Chapel Road, Bowman. Due to Covid 19, no services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the Beulah Baptist Church, % Charles Reeves, 554 Durhams Corner Road, Reevesville, SC 29471 or the American Legion Post 105, PO Box 662, St. George, SC 29477.
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