Arthur “Big Art” Williams Jr.


Arthur E.Williams Jr. age 60 born March 26,1957. He made Heaven his eternal home on Friday January 12,2018 at the Ohio State University James Cancer Center. Arthur was a faithful member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Michael A. Dickerson of 20 years. Arthur E. Williams was blessed with many skills. After retiring from General Motors he received his culinary degree which he practiced for the Delta Kai house fraternity.  Arthur served as a diligent servant at Ebenezer, a faithful member of the Nehemiah team, Head of the Kitchen Staff, member of the Male Chorus and the Mass Choir. Arthur loved serving his Bishop, he was a Deacon and Co-President of the Bishop’s Aide Committee. He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Felton Williams, Brother Scott Anthony Williams, sister, Adonnia Williams and Son Samuel Johnson. Survived by his loving and faithful wife of 28 years Teresa A.Edwards-Williams. Mother of his children Angie Williams. Sons Arthur Williams and DeJuan Edwards. Daughters, Renee Williams, Rita Williams, Lavita (Raymond) Belcher, Rochelle Crockett, Brandi (Levar) Cox. and 18.5 grandchildren. Best Friends Robert (Bob) Walker, Robert Evens, Tyron Hill and a host of God children, nieces, nephews, relatives and church family. Homegoing Celebration Friday January 19,2018 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church 4500 Refugee Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43232 Bishop Michael A. Dickerson Viewing will begin at 11 a.m  followed by the service at 12pm. Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. To the Williams family, you have my deepest sympathy in your loss. Our Heavenly Father promises that in the near future, there will be no more sickness (Isaiah 33:24). He knows that death is one of the most difficult situations we must face. That is why He tells us at Isaiah 25:8 “He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.” May you find comfort in God’s word at this difficult time.

  2. Artie You was my best friend I will always Carrie you and my heart RIH

  3. Dear family and friends, please accept my deepest condolences. May God’s promises found at Acts 24:15 and Psalms 37:29 bring you comfort during this difficult time.

  4. To the Williams family,
    My heartfelt condolences to your family on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather and friend. For the children, losing a father is one of the toughest journey’s one must face but know that your father is at peace. John 14:1-2 reads, Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you so. I go to prepare a place for you.
    May God continue to be your guide and your strength.

  5. To the entire family, wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever holdin your heart.

  6. Shiffon M Miller

    To the Williams family
    You have my deepest condolences. May God continue to be with you during this difficult time.

  7. To the Williams family, condolences and prayers are with you! I’m sure this time is very hard, try and put your focus on the love and good times. May Brother Art Rest in the Arms of our Father and his comfort surround you all during this time and forever.

  8. I am very sorry to hear about my 1st Cousin’s passing! I truly had looked many years ago to find him ( after reading his obituary he was closer than I knew) … in heaven we shall reconnect. Arthur – say hello to Aunt Julia (passed 1/12/2017) who is with Uncle Al (Alfred) & my Daddy (Frederick T Williams) in Heaven… Prayers of strength to Arthur’s family & friends during this time.

  9. I am very sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you all.

  10. With Deepest Sympathy, To The Family Of Arthur Williams, Were Praying that the passage of time will somehow ease your sorrow and that Loving Memories will bring you Comfort, Praying for Comfort, Strength and Peace in the time of sadness, May Arthur rest in the Master’s care Amen, From The Fowlkes Family

  11. Sending my prayers and condolences to all the family. May God give yall strength through these trying time.

  12. Rest Easy big Art u helped raise us and tell us right and wrong on Dunning ct always love Lil d

  13. He was a Man of” God “He was Respected by all. what a good voice when he sang he had my attention, what a faithful Servant and Soldier of the Lord

  14. I had the pleasure of knowing Art as our cook when he severed our meals at the Delta Chi Fraternity house on the campus of The Ohio State University. Everyone in our house loved Art. He was friendly, caring, and funny. As a member of our Fraternity, I speak for us all in that we are sorry for your loss. Heaven gained a great man.

  15. Eternal rest to you art and rejoice In The light of God!
    Many wonderful stories of you are circulating today making the brothers
    Shawn Parker
    Delta Chi

  16. Sherry Franklin Coleman

    We are so very sorry to hear about the passing of your Loved one. Our Sincere Condolences and Prayers to the family. Praying God Comfort and Keep you all.

  17. Dayzhia macklin

    Rip dad sad I didn’t even get to know u

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