Cedric David Williams,
Died peacefully surrounded by his family at Lower Cape Fear Hospice,
Wilmington, North Carolina.
Born in Bristol, England to Phyllis (Grosvenor) and Cyril Williams as the
eldest of three brothers. He immigrated to Canada after completing his PhD
in metallurgical engineering at University of Cardiff, Wales. He moved to
the US in 1972 to work for General Electric. His career was primarily based
at the Wilmington GE Nuclear Fuels facility until his retirement in 2002.
David will be deeply missed by his beloved wife Nancy Ellen (Kornegay),
his son Harvey, daughter-in-law Cheryl and grandchildren Lindsay, Ryan,
Callum and Graham, and his stepdaughter Leslie, son-in-law Paul, and
grandchildren Joseph and Nancy. His loss will also be deeply felt by his
younger brothers Clifford Barrie (Muriel) , and Mike (Rose-Anne) in
England and by many other family members in England, Canada, and in the
He loved living in Wrightsville Beach with Ellen for almost 40 years.
Walking the beach, listening to the waves washing ashore, and enjoying the
beautiful sunset from their home brought him much joy in life.
He was loved and respected by his family, his many friends, and his
community and will be deeply missed by all.
A celebration of his life will be planned for the early springtime.
Donations may be given in lieu of flowers to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice,
1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
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