Lloyd Gene Williams Jr.


Lloyd Gene Williams, Jr., age 80, passed away on Monday April 18, 2016 at his residence surrounded by wife, Children and family. Lloyd was born May 31, 1935 to Lloyd and Florence Williams. He attended Columbus City Schools and enlisted in U.S. Army serving 17 years as a Green Beret during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a owner of the first black security company called “East Side Security”, retired from Columbus City Schools and Willo Security. He also worked as a security Guard at GCL Protective Service.

 He enjoyed his van “Night Dragon”, visiting family & friends. He could tell some of the most “silly” jokes you ever heard.


He is preceded in death by his parents ; stepmother Pearl Williams, brother DuShaune Williams and daughter Traci Williams.

He leaves to cherish his memory, wife Carolyn A. Williams, sons Roger (Lisa) Williams, Lamarr (Vanessa) Williams and Michael Hampton, daughters Tonette (Jim) Logwood, Denise (Warren) Love, Tonette (Callis) Kennedy, Devonna (Shug) Williams-Evans and Katrinnea (Dominic)Williams, sisters Shirley Douglas, Sylvia Davis and Paula Davis, sisters in law Shirley (Kenny) Langhorn, Kate Cox and Jean Hayes, brothers in law James, Marshall, Robert and Charles Sanders, and Cecil Douglas and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00 noon Tuesday April 26, 2016 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. Charles Sanders

    Lloyd Jr. Was my not just my brother-in-law. He was my friend. Very unique man. I ask God to wrap his arms around those who are hurting today. Let them know that they’re loved. Good night my brother Lloyd, I’ll see you in the morning. Family stay strong and get to know God,so we can see Junior again.

  2. Warrenetta Kelly - Curtis

    My Prayers and thoughts are with the Williams Family in your time of sorrow. …Lloyd fought a good fight….He will be missed by many. ..Rest my friend in heaven

  3. Shirley Langhorne

    Lloyd, my brother –n-love, will be remembered as being a man of wisdom, knowledge and concern, a kind hearted, gentle, soft spoken man; a special asset to the family. Lloyd loved to read, and engage in conversations regarding local, national, and current events; during family gatherings. He was loved and will always be membered and missed!
    Shirley (Kenny) Langhorne

  4. Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

    God Bless. A heartfelt Thank YOU for your 17 years of service in The United States Army, Lloyd. For serving in The Korean and Vietnam Wars……………….. And Semper Fi.

    Lloyd G. Williams Jr. USA Green Berets
    Korean(NEVER Forgotten) War Veteran
    Vietnam Veteran
    “De oppresso liber”………….. RIP

  5. Deborah Franklin

    Hi Devona, so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. You and your family have my heartfelt sympathies. My prayer is that God will comfort you and your family during this difficult time. Ms. Franklin

  6. Charles Sanders

    Lloyd Jr. Was not just my brother-in-law, he was also my friend. Very unique man that kept me up to date with current events. I loved Lloyd, and will miss him dearly. Family I ask God to wrap his arms around you. To let you know that you are loved. Get to know him, so that you can see Junior (Lloyd ) again. Good night my brother Lloyd, I’ll see you in the morning.

  7. Lamarr ans Vanessa, Joe and I send our condolences to the family. Thoughts and prayers to all.

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