Charles Williamson

May 12, 1932 - December 18, 2019

Charles Ray Williamson, 87, of Port Neches, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019. He was born on May 12, 1932, in Beaumont, to Mattie Mae Tillman Williamson and Butler David Williamson.

Charles Williamson was an Army veteran having served during the Korean War.  Following his service, he attended and graduated from Lamar University with a degree in Geology. His career began at Jefferson Chemical in Port Neches where he worked for thirty-five years. He was a faithful man of God and attended and served in the First Baptist Church of Nederland for nearly fifty years. Charlie was devoted to his friends and family. He spent many hours with them on the lake fishing, relaxing around a fire on a camping trip, traveling to the mountains and national parks. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. His last years were brightened by visits from his grandchildren and his great-grandchildren and in knowing his own children were successful and happy. His wisdom, kindness, grace, compassion, and love will live on through those he cared for and nurtured throughout his life. His impact was significant, and his legacy will continue through those he loved the most. To know him was to love him. He will be greatly missed, and his memories will live on in the hearts of those who loved him.

Survivors include his children, Ginger Noyes and her husband, Jim Allen, of Kingwood; Mark Williamson and his wife, Stacy, of Livingston; Dan Williamson and his wife, Lindsay, of Jasper; Scott McElwee and his wife, Jeanne, of Nederland; and Brent McElwee, of Lexington, Kentucky; twelve grandchildren, Aaryn Rickert; Dylan Noyes; Andrew Williamson; Jacob Williamson; Seth Williamson; Cross Williamson; Scout Williamson; Erin McElwee; Julia McElwee; Jason McElwee; Ryan McElwee; Cory McElwee; and Beau Beckman; eight great-grandchildren, Axel Rickert; Ronan Rickert; Scarlett Williamson; Tinsley Williamson; Cash Williamson; Charleigh Williamson; Carter Williamson; Joy Williamson; Lindley Beckham; and Roland Beckham

He is preceded in death by his parents; two spouses, Evelyn Williamson and Brenda Williamson; and brother, Royce Williamson.

A gathering of Mr. Williamson’s family and friends will begin at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 20, 2019, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland, with the service to follow at 1:00 p.m. A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m., at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 1911 Nederland Avenue, Nederland, Texas 77627.

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