We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Westside Funeral Home
A TIME TO BE BORN
Herbert E. Williams was born on May 2, 1942, to Jessie Mae Trapp and George Edward Williams in Blythewood, South Carolina.
A TIME TO LIVE, EDUCATE, AND WORK
Herbert was educated in the Manatee County School System. While attending Lincoln Memorial High School in Palmetto, he played the trumpet as a member of the mighty Trojan Marching Band. After high school, he joined the US Army in 1963 and was discharged honorably in 1966. Residing in Sarasota, Herbert worked as a construc- tion engineer for many years before retirement.
A TIME TO WORSHIP
Herbert was baptized at an early age at Ward Temple AME Church in Bradenton. He continued to worship at St. John First Baptist Institutional, even with failing health issues. With his physical handicap, he was an inspiration and an encouragement to those without a handicap.
A TIME TO BE REMEMBERED
Herbert leaves to cherish his precious memories: his wife, Bernice; siblings Charles Williams of Seattle, Washington, Michael Walker and Stacy Walker of Bradenton; children, Sharianne, Pandora; eight grandchildren, four great- grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
A TIME TO SAY THANK YOU
Herbert was a resident of Heartland North Manor in Sara- sota, Florida, for seven years, under the care of many dedicated healthcare workers. His family thanks you for taking loving care of Herbert. Herbert was very grateful and proud that his church members who came to visit often and to also sing during the Christmas holidays.