Mr. Freddie Williams, Jr. was born in Newark, New Jersey on May 30, 1974. He departed this life on Monday, March 22, 2021, at his adoptive home in Bakersfield, California.
In 1980, Freddie along with his parents and siblings migrated to Florence, South Carolina, from Mouth Vernon, New York; he began his formal education at Timrod Elementary School in Florence, South Carolina. He concluded his formal education at East Orange High School in East Orange, New Jersey where he received a diploma.
He had several occupations and was skilled in various work-related vocations. Over the years, he received numerous employee dedication and appreciate awards from various companies. Once Freddie found his true niche of salesmanship, he was able to use his unique and unforgettable personality to carve a coast-to-coast lane for himself as a door-to-door magazines entrepreneur. With his charisma and gift of gab – he was remarkably successful. His territory was from Florida to Maine and from California to New York, as well as every state in between. We believe he touched every state in America, except Alaska and Hawaii. He was very well versed when it came to plying his chosen trade and he never met a stranger. It was once said of him that he could most likely sell a block of ice to an eskimo.
To those left to cherish his endless memories: his father, Elder Freddie L. (Valtine) Williams, Sr. of Florence, South Carolina; his mother, Mozella Williams of Darlington, South Carolina; grandmother, Ethel L. Perry; eight children, Marquis Williams, Tyquan Jackson, Shamirra (Deondre) McKnight, Shanyah Williams, Shavonna Sparks, Demetrius Sparks, Leeayla Hairston and Eytaja Williams; three grandchildren, Kaitlyn Jackson, Kayson Jackson and Shiyon Sparks; one brother, Joseph W. Williams; four sisters, Katika S. Thomspon, Shiree A. Ashley, Wanda (Ivory) Jones, and Evelyn Lane; four uncles, David (Stephanie) Williams, Junis (Carmen) Ross, and Tommie (Sherelle) Ross; four aunts, Juanita Williams, Lauria White, Blanche (Charles) Scott, and Saleem Ross; and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
Please keep the family of Freddie Lee Williams, Jr. in your thoughts and prayers.