Wright Ward Williams, Jr. was born to the union of Wright Ward Williams, Sr. and Alma Walker Williams in Woodville, Mississippi. He graduated from Capitol Senior High School in 1969. He was employed for many years as a charter bus driver. Wright accepted Christ at an early age. He was an active member of Progressive Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Melvin Rushing until his death. Wright was also a Master Mason with Twilight Lodge #166. On June 7, 2014, Wright united in marriage with his former high school classmate, Marsha Johnson Williams. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Wright leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife, Marsha Johnson Williams; one son, Wright "Rocky" Williams, III (Jodi), two step-children, Devin Williams (Cheba) and Brittany D. Knighten (Brian); two brothers, Kenneth Williams (Gwen), and George Williams (Gayle); one sister, Debra Jackson; two grandsons; Devin and Dominic Williams. Wright was proceeded in death by his parents, Wright, Sr. and Alma Walker Williams and one sister. Viewing on Saturday November 20, 2021 from 8 am until religious services at 10 am at Desselle Funeral Home, 263 Eddie Robinson Sr. Dr. BR La. Interment at Southern Memorial Gardens.
Published by The Advocate from Nov. 18 to Nov. 20, 2021.