Dwight Alexander Williams Sr., 58 was a loving son, brother, father, soldier, uncle, grandfather, husband and friend. He was born December 3, 1964 to Charles Napoleon Williams Sr. and Annie Ruth Williams (Fobbs) in Bradenton, FL. He was nurtured and raised in Palmetto, FL; and being the baby of the family, Dwight quickly found his way with his infectious fun-loving spirit and a passion for football and dancing. After graduating from Manatee High School in 1982, Dwight enlisted in United States Army. While in the Army, Dwight served several tours overseas. He was deployed to Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm and Bosnia during the Bosnian Conflict. He was also stationed in Germany and Korea. He retired honorably after 18 1/2 years of service. After retirement, Dwight enrolled at Flagler College where he would earn a B.A. in Business Administration on December 2013. He remained active in his community by starting a youth sports mentoring group called “Second Chance Sports”, and volunteering to coach the Canopy Oaks pop warner football team. He was also a dedicated member of Valentine Lodge #147 P.H.A. Dwight spent his last years as a die-hard FSU Seminole fan and taking care of his family before becoming ill in 2021.
Spouse – He leaves to mourn his passing, a loving wife Blandel Williams. Parents - His father, Charles N Williams Sr., preceded him in death.
He leaves to mourn his passing, a loving mother, Annie Ruth Fobbs.
Children – Dwight Williams Jr., Amyene Williams, Zachary Davis, Shamecka Garrick, Sharmel Grimball (Athon), Khasean Williams, Tatianna Williams, and Naveah Williams
Siblings – Charlene Young, Emerson Murray (Annette), and Charles Williams Jr. (Jo Ann)
Grandchildren- Darian Lee, Isaiah Nombre, Elijah Matthews, Kaleb Williams, Aiden Williams, Zachary Davis Jr., Aceon Williams, and Wesley Jones
Aunts – Violet Dixon, Bennie May Yon, Alma McDuffie, Retha Placide (Jude), and Louise Purvis
Uncles –Johnny Lewis Moreland (Robin), and Arthur Griffin
Dwight also leaves to mourn a host of other relatives and friends.
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