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Bobby E. Williams

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Bobby E. Williams

Place of birth: None

Bobby dedicated his life to Christ at an early age and joined Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.

Bobby was a 1959 graduate of J. T. Barber High School where he was a member of the band and served as Student Council President. During high school Bobby worked part-time at Coastal Radio Station and was one of the original painters of the New Bern Water Tower. Bobby served his country honorably as a decorated member of the United States Army. To note his many tours of duty expanded from Fort Bragg, NC to Overseas Service as far as Germany and Korea. He was a decorated Vietnam Veteran. He received several honors and awards to name a few: *Armed Service Ribbon *Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal *Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation Badge with Palm * Two Overseas Service Bars *Three Overseas Service Ribbons *Army Achievement Medal *National Defense Service Ribbon *Vietnam Service Medal *Army Commendation Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster) *Army Good Conduct Medal (9th Award) *Marksman Badge (Riffle) *Bronze Star Medal. He was most humbled by receiving the most impressive Bronze Star Medal for “Heroic or Meritorious Achievement.” Bobby retired after 28 years of faithful service. Bobby worked for some years at Colony Village as Maintenance Manager before full retirement. He would always run errands, offer a hand to help/assist neighbors, and visit the sick/shut in. Bobby was an excellent trumpet player, always had an ear and great appreciation for good music.

Funeral Notice Detail

Bobby E. Williams, Retired US Army Master Sergeant entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern, NC.

Bobby will be forever cherished by: one son, Christopher Williams of the home; two Granddaughters, Daiziah and Chriseana Williams; one brother, Danny Williams (Phyllis) of Florence, SC; two sisters, Sandra Williams Moore (Willie) of Ft. Washington, MD and Johnnyette Jones Taylor (Larry) of Raleigh, NC, Nieces Ahisha Williams of Los Angeles, CA and Ashley Williams Moore of Ft Washington, MD, Nephew Danny Williams, Jr. of Hartford, CT, Uncle Freddie Allen (Maebella and cousin Pamela) of Washington, DC. Long time friend Doris Nelson and her family as well as other cousins and friends.


Homegoing Service was held on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 9:30 AM in the Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 509 Carroll St., New Bern,NC. The Rev. Dr. Reginald E. Midgette, Sr., Officiated/Eulogist. Interment with full Military Honors followed the service in New Bern National Cemetery.

A Memorial Service will be held at

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church

509 Carroll Street

New Bern , NC 28560

On: Oct 02, 2015 — At: 9:30 AM

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