Mr. Mack McKinley Williams, Jr. of Tampa, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 28 at 2:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Pastor Donald Lott, officiating. Interment will be held Monday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513.
Mr. Mack McKinley Williams, Jr. was a native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Florida. He was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County and was a graduate of Howard W. Blake High School. He enlisted into the United States Army and served for two years. Mr. Williams worked many jobs until his health failed and he became disabled.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack M. Williams, Sr. and Eddie Mae Harrell Williams of Monticello, FL; brother, Benjamin Williams; son, Nolan Williams; and grandson, Alfonso Johnson, Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memory: three sons, Alfonso Johnson (Nora), Nathaniel Williams (Tammy), and Micheal Stephens (Michelle); 18 grandchildren, D. J. Johnson, Asjia Johnson, Aquavius Johnson, Ferante Cowart, Nathaniel Williams, Jr., Tanesha Williams, Natianna Williams, Na’Tavius Williams, Natoria Williams, Dy’mond Williams, Noneka Williams, Nolan Williams, Jr., Tia Jackson, Tilan Williams, Aleciah Stephens, Elayna Stephens, Nalari Stephens, and Mariah Stephens; 18 great grandchildren; aunt, Archie Mae Seabrook of Monticello, FL; brothers, Dozier Williams of Walthourville, GA, and Willie Williams of Tampa, FL; four sisters, Ida Dunbar, Cindy Ogun, Mary Williams, and Alma Williams, all of Tampa, FL; nephews, Eric Williams, Dozier Williams, Jr. of Walthourville, GA, Xeres Dunbar of Gainesville, FL, and Freddie Winton of Tampa, FL; nieces, Felicia Winton, Tolani Ogun and Mignon Eli (Brian), of California; a devoted life long friend, Mildred Johnson; and a host of other loving relatives and friends. The visitation will be held on Friday, March 27, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33606. Visitation hours have been extended and we are asking family and friends to pay their respects and to follow the CDC guidelines limiting gatherings of no more than 50 people. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners.
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