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Peter Williams
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  • American Diabetes Association
    107 West Park Blvd. Suite 220
    Columbia, SC 29210

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Please enhance this tribute to Peter by adding your favorite memories and photos. Hearing a funny story or memory would go a long way towards getting us through this difficult time. The Williams family

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“What can I say? Peter I was your bug man for many years and always hear you holler come in when I would knock on that door. We always cut up with...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Gregory Scarbrough - JAMESTOWN, SC

“We were very sorry to hear about Mr. Pete's passing. Ron and I enjoyed being neighbors of Peter and Denise for several years at the lake.Our...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Kay Hanna - Bonneau, SC - Friend

“Please open the photo to see Whitney's letter for Grampy. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Whitney Williams - Hawthorne, CA

“Hello Williams Family,We always watched for Mr. Williams on his walks - we knew all was right with the world when we saw him coming and we'll miss...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Judy and Tracy Snyder - SC

“Good old Grampy was a man of few words. He didn't speak too much, but when he did it was usually a frequently used saying or joke. For example, I...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Emily Williams - Hawthorne, CA

“Mr. Williams accepted me as his daughter over 20 years ago and he always treated me as such. He was a man who loved his family and would do anything...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Jennfer Williams - Hawthorne, CA

“Dear Williams family, We were so saddened to hear of Peter's passing. Please know that you have our condolences and you are in our thoughts. We will...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Rhett McAllister - Greensboro, NC

“Peter, you were part of my life right from school days. You and Eric lived close to my family, we all grew up and found jobs, we went dancing, we had...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Ena Williams - Auckland, NZ

USA! “I will always remember the day when Pete came back from America to Wallasey after he got married to lovely Aunty Denice and brought Richard and I a...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Colin Williams - Auckland

“So many great memories. Uncle Pete was always this wonderful funny fella that used to go off to very exotic places well, to us as children from...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Christine Jones - Auckland, NZ

“I will never forget hearing the story of the first time my dad and Peter met. My dad had a strong Texas accent and Peter his English accent and from...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Cheryl (Lacy) Batherwich - Dracut, MA

“We really didn't know Peter. But always looked forward to his wave as he walked around the block.Our deepest sympathy. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Bea and Dana Love - Isle of Palms, SC

“Thinking of the Williams' family. So sorry about the loss of Peter. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Linda McAllister - Mt Pleasant, SC

Peter & Denice at Richard (Pete's nephew) & Simone's wedding in Auckland, New Zealand 2000 “Peter has a lot to answer for ! Some 50 years ago it was his collection of travel souvenirs, trinkets and photographs from his travels around the...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Richard Williams - Family

“I'm a relative newcomer to the neighborhood, but enjoyed peaking at what Peter was up to in his garage. I miss seeing Peter walk around the block. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Stuart Colman - ISLE OF PALMS, SC

Bonneau Beach, S.C. “A day at the lake house enjoying Dad's handmade dock. The Bonneau Beach lake house was yet another amazing renovation job done my by my parents. My...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Barry Williams - Isle of Palms, SC


Peter Williams, 82, of Isle Of Palms, South Carolina, husband of Denice Marie Garber Williams entered into eternal rest Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Services will be private. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Peter was born June 28, 1938 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England, son of the late Arthur Williams and the late Nancy Lawson Williams. While living in England, he was a builder of open ocean sailboats and transitioned that to a career in the United states in Naval shipyards as a shipfitter. He loved to work around the house, could build just about anything and always had a song in his heart. Just about any situation would spur a memory and he would sing a little ditty that would make everyone smile.

He is survived by his wife, Denice Williams of Isle of Palms, SC; sons Bryan Williams of Isle of Palms, SC and Barry Williams (Jennifer) of Los Angeles, CA; two grandchildren Emily Williams and Whitney Williams. He was preceded in death by his brother, Eric Williams.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, Inc. 107 West Park Boulevard, Suite 220, Columbia, SC, 29210.