Jesse Eugene Williamson

March 17, 1963 ~ March 28, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old

Jesse Williamson Obituary

Mr. Jesse Eugene "Speed Buggy" Williamson, 61, of Patterson, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, March 28, 2024, at St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System in Savannah after a lengthy illness surrounded by his loved ones.

Born in Blackshear, GA on March 17, 1963, he lived in Pierce County all of his life.  Jesse’s early career was carpentry with his father and brother but from there he moved into logging for a time.  He would finish his working career as a machinist for CSX Transportation.  He enjoyed being outdoors and keeping busy.  He also loved to spend time with his friends and family.  Jesse will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend.

He was a son of the late James Williamson and Jean Davis Williamson.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lindsey Braddy; a sister, Penny Williamson Bryant; and his brother, Jack Williamson.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Melisa Cason Williamson of Patterson; two daughters, Jessica (Richie) Herrin of Blackshear and Shannon Griffin of Patterson; his sister, Ann Grimes of Waycross; 13 grandchildren, Jack (Ciara) Golub, Brodie Griner, Carter Johnson, Brody Griffin, Maddison Herrin, Mason Braddy, Ben Griffin, Jesse Lynn Herrin, Justice Herrin, Logan Braddy, Brylie Braddy, Jenna Bennett, and James Bennett; a great grandchild, Mallory Golub (“Little Rosie”); and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mr. Williamson will be held Saturday afternoon, March 30, 2024, at 3:00 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mark Griner and Rev. Tim Hall officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home chapel.

Interment will be in the Patterson Cemetery.

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March 30, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
March 30, 2024

3:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516


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