George Williams, Jr., transitioned from this life on June 13, 2020, at 2:22 a.m., in his home in Gifford, South Carolina, at the age of seventy-eight, following a brief battle with cancer.
George was born in Ridgeland, South Carolina, the son of the late Mrs. Zulie Pinckney Bostick and Mr. George Bostick, Sr., November 10, 1941. At an early age, he joined Goodwill Baptist Church, where he was a dedicated member serving until his demise. He received his education in the public schools of Hampton County and was a graduate of Estill Training School, Estill, South Carolina.
Upon graduating, he was employed as a Professional Pipeline Worker in Charleston, South Carolina. George decided to seek employment closer to home after working faithfully in Charleston. He was blessed to become an employee of the Town of Hampton, South Carolina. In 1979, his career abruptly came to an end after sustaining severe injuries that left him incapacitated. However, he was determined to become independent and was successful in his endeavors. George had a green thumb and spent endless hours tending to his gardening, landscaping and farming. He was very industrious and extremely passionate for creating woodwork with the gift God blessed him to endure. George was a strong-minded, loving, caring man of many skills. You could also describe him as active, an early riser, and an avid fisherman. In addition, he was a caregiver, a blessing to others in the community, giving unselfishly of himself,
answering the call of anyone in need.George married Prudence Mitchell with a loving son, Barry S. Mitchell, on October 31, 1965, and their union was blessed with one boy and two girls. While their marriage wouldn’t last forever as they’d hoped, George and Prudence remained close friends, and George later remarried in 1988 to Phyllis Newton with two loving sons.In addition to his parents, George is preceded in death by three brothers, Franklyn, Joseph and Curtis Bostick, and a sister, Richardine (Lee) Early.He leaves to cherish fond memories: loving children: son, Earnie L. Williams (Contina) of Loganville, GA, and two daughters, Darlene W. Robinson (Jermaine) of Lawrenceville, GA, and Shirlene W. Villard (Isaac Isham) of Duluth, GA, Jermaine Simmons, Sr. (Cynthia) of Swansboro, NC, and Antonio L. Simmons (Zanika L.) of Columbus, GA;his grandchildren with whom he shared many loving moments every opportunity he
had, Roshawnda Williams of Norcross, GA, Tyquan Chisolm of Allendale, SC, Kiana L. Williams of Columbia, SC, Shammon R. Williams of Loganville, GA, Dontavius D. Isham of Duluth, GA, De’Ametrein D. Robinson of Lawrenceville, GA, Tatyana S. Williams of Loganville, GA, Hakeem Robinson of Lawrenceville, GA, Deavion A. Simmons of Allendale, SC, Jermaine D. Simmons, Jr., of Swansboro, NC, and Madison ar M. Simmons of Columbus, GA; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lu Ester Bostick of Ridgeland, SC, and Diane Ashe (Resto) of Gifford, SC; two brothers, Ernest Redmond, y a.k.a., Dusty (Mercy) of Capital Heights, MD, and Joe Louis of Allendale, SC; two sisters-in-law, Cathryn Bostick of Ridgeland, SC, and Linda Bostick of Washington,DC; his oldest son, Anthony Taylor of Brooklyn, NY; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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