WARREN - Ralph Williamson Sr., 72, 1926 Ridge Ave., died at 10:50 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at White Oak Manor, following an extended illness.
He was born April 1, 1940, in Warren, the son of Booker T. and Ina Lee Baugh Williamson Sr.
Mr. Williamson was employed with Copperweld Steel Corp. for 34 years in shipping and receiving, before retiring.
He leaves three sons, Ralph Williamson Jr., Damon Williamson Sr. and Ryan Williamson, all of Warren; two daughters, Lynette Williamson and Regina Edwards, both of Warren; five brothers, Robert Williamson of Brooklyn, N.Y., Abdullah Muhammad and Jameel Muhammad, both of Columbus, Raymond Williamson of Warren and Ronald Williamson of Niles; one sister, Carolyn Williamson of Warren, and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Baptist Church. Calling hours are one hour prior to services.
Burial will take place later at Oakwood Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at 363 Third St. S.W., the home of his daughter, Lynette Williamson.
Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.