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“Uncle Ernie so glad I got to visit with you last week. Who knew it would be the last time. Rest in piece. Love you. ”
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The family and loved one's sadly announce that Ernie C. Williams, 95, of Summerville, SC, widower of Frances M. Williams entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Relatives, loved ones and friends are invited to attend the graveside service Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Carolina Memorial Park, 7113 Rivers Avenue at 11:00 am. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Northwoods Chapel.

Ernie was born March 6, 1926 in Savannah, GA, one of six children of the late Angus M. and Agnes M. Williams.Ernie was a member of Faith Assembly of God Church in Summerville, SC. He faithfully served his country during World War II and for part of that time served abroad on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific. Ernie reentered the military service during the Korean War. Once he returned home he began his career at the electric and gas company. Ernie then pursued his life-long career in the civil service at the Charleston Naval Shipyard. During his tenure he received several awards and many deserved promotions. Ernie retired from the Charleston Shipyard to enjoy a 32 year long retirement beginning in June 1988.

Ernie was preceded in death by his son, James M. Williams; brothers, Murray and Jerome Williams; sisters: Vivian Jump, Effield Whitley and Hermine Godfrey; niece Barbara Williams White.

Ernie is survived by his daughter, Sandra Ricks; nieces, Shirley Williams Wilson and Jane Williams; nephews, Steve and Bruce Whitley; and his faithful loving friend, Jamie Ricks.

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7113 Rivers Avenue North Charleston, SC 29406