Dale Raeford Williams
October 31, 1970 – September 20, 2023
ZEBULON – Dale Raeford Williams, 52, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. He was born in Wake County on October 31, 1970. Dale faithfully and honorably served our nation as a Corporal with the United States Marine Corp., 7th Communication Battalion, Bravo Company at Marine Corps Air Station in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. Upon fulfillment of his duty with the USMC, he became a Reservist with the National Guard. Dale worked in the Utilities Industry as an Underground Cable Locator. A few of his enjoyments in life were fishing, golf, baseball, NASCAR, playing poker and shooting pool. Although he loved everyone, his son and grandson were the sunshine in his life
Dale is survived by his son, Bradley Dale Williams, grandson, Jayden Earl Williams, of Zebulon mother, Patricia Ann Bailey Williams of Zebulon; father, Ben Hooper Williams, Jr. of Virgina, former spouse and mother of their son, Tracy Louise Champion of Zebulon and his girlfriend, Connie Jeanette Bragg of Zebulon. His sidekick and partner in crime, Jerry Langley of Zebulon.
Funeral Service will take place at 2:00pm, Tuesday, September 26, 2023 in the Chapel of Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will take place prior to the service from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. Interment will take place immediately following the service at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 809 West Gannon Avenue, Zebulon, NC 27597.
Arrangements are entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 West Third Street, Wendell, NC 27597. www.stricklandfuneral.com.