Robert E. Williamson

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Robert Williamson was born March 1, 1937 in Man, West Virginia to the late John and Nannie Williamson. From this union, he was the second of five children.

He accepted Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of the Mount Olive Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Reverend C. B. Miller. He was a faithful member of the choir.  He also attended Sunday school every Sunday with his siblings and cousins.

He was educated in the Buffalo School System. He graduated in 1956.  Upon graduation

from high school, Bobby began working as a bus driver for the West Virginia School System, after relocating to Columbus, Ohio he found his favor job as a bus driver for the Columbus Public School System. Later he retired as a construction work.

God blessed him with two daughters: Daniece Hayes and Sheila Evans, two sons: Robert Shaw and Richard Shaw.

Robert enjoyed playing Basketball. This was the time of his life. playing different sports and working on cars, and dancing at the school social with all the girls. He was affectionately known as GIGGLE.

Also, two beloved sons Robert D. Shaw {son} and Carl A. Williamson {grandson} also cousin, Michael Barton who helped him and took care of him unconditionally until his death.

He was preceded in death by his two siblings, John Williamson and Nancy S. Means.

He leaves to mourn his children: Daniece Hayes, Robert (Yolanda) Shaw, Sheila (Clarence) Evans, Richard (Roticia) Shaw all of Columbus, Ohio. two sisters: Joann Jemison and Carolyn Hobbs of Cleveland, Ohio, eight grandchildren: twenty thee great grand children: one great great grandchild: one brother-in-law: Clyde Means of Chicago,Illionis and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Humbly submitted,

The Family

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Saturday, October 1, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd). To stream the service, read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Williamson Family, visit

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