Rick Williamson (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Entered into rest Tuesday, August 10, 2010, Mr. Rick Williamson, 58, husband of 37 years to Gwen Williamson of Hephzibah. Mr. Williamson was born in Pontiac, Michigan and was the youngest of seven children. He enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating from high school. He served 3 tours in Germany, 1 in Korea and retired after 20 years of service. Mr. Williamson was a member of First Southern Methodist Church of Augusta, but attended Hephzibah Southern Methodist Church. He enjoyed hockey, having played most his life, and enjoyed attending the Augusta Lynx games since its inception. Other family members include his brother: Don Williamson and mother-in-law: Jewel Hutto. A graveside service with full military honors will be held Friday, August 13, 2010 at 10:30 A.M. at Westover Memorial Park with Rev. Jerry O'Neal and Rev. Dan Plunkett officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to First Southern Methodist Church, 927 Johns Road, Augusta, GA 30904-6101, or Hephzibah Southern Methodist Church, 2228 Hephzibah McBean Road, Hephzibah, GA 30815. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-August 12, 2010