Roy Thomas Williamson, 88 of Babson Park, Fla. passed away peacefully under Hospice and Grace Healthcare Jan. 27, 2013.
He was born on May 26, 1924, Wapakoneta, Ohio, to Joseph and Mary L. Williamson (LeVeck).
He is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia B. Williamson (Rathke) of 60 years.
He is survived by his brother, Joseph Williamson of Phoenix, Ariz.; nieces, Sylvia Coryell of Montverde, Fla., Elaine Williamson of Apopka, Fla.
Mr. Williamson retired from Detroit Edison as a Mechanical Engineer and graduated college in Detroit, Mich.
He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy.
Among his hobbies was wood working, stain glass, gardening. He had a great affection for the Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales, Fla. and enjoyed inspiring others. He was an incredible, warm, loving selfless gentleman.
A service is 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home of Lake Wales with Rev. Chad Reynolds officiating.
Interment will be held at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla., at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Memorial Foundation at the Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales, Fla. 33853.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.