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Joseph Dalmon Williams
Sunrise: July 12, 1981- Sunset: July 20, 2016

“The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.”  Job 1:22

The Williams, Burphy and George families regret to announce the sudden death of Joseph D. Williams, affectionately called “JD” and “GPG.” This very sad and mournful event occurred on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the home of his aunt on AB Tolbert road, Paynesville, Liberia.

He leaves to mourn and cherish his memories, his loving mother Amy Musu Burphy-Williams of Lake Worth, FL, his son Eugene Kiazolu-Williams, siblings; Thomas Williams Jr, Sidney L Williams, Nicky Williams, Stephan Williams, Peter Williams, John Williams and Tonia Williams, uncles, aunts, cousins, and a host of other relatives and friends in Liberia, the United States and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

 He was predeceased by his father Thomas B.A. Williams, his brother Percy Williams, and his grandparents Thomas and Caroline Burphy of Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County.

Memorial Fund
Wells Fargo
Name: James Burphy
Routing number: 063107513
Account number: 7978374812

Funeral Arrangements
Removal and Wake-Keeping
The body will be removed from the Abraham Roberts Funeral Home in Gardnersville, Somalia Drive on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 5:00pm and taken to the Williams’ residence, in Jacob’s Town, for a night of wake-keeping.

Funeral Service:
Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 10:00am
Star Baptist Church
Jacob’s Town, Somalia Drive

Johnsonville, Montserrado County
Repast- Immediately after the burial
 Williams’ residence, Jacob’s Town, Somalia Drive

Contacts in Liberia:
Eugene Shannon (uncle) 231-886-473-793
Carolyn Burphy-George (aunt) 231-886-512-663
Sidney Williams (brother) 231-886-558-672
Roline Burphy-Warner (cousin) 231-886-551-253

Contacts in the USA:
Amy Burphy-Williams (mother) 561-603-4565
James Burphy (uncle) 561-309-0204
Tonia Williams (sister) 813-458-4945
Robert Burphy (uncle) 614-668-3019
Ellen Burphy (aunt) 313-600-1312

Contact in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:
Thomas L. Burphy (cousin) 784-491-6274