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Harold Eugene Williams

April 2, 1946 ~ June 21, 2018 (age 72)

A homegoing service for Mr. Harold Eugene Williams of Tampa, who passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018, will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Aikens Funeral Home, Chapel, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Dr. Zachery S. Hudson, pastor of Rebirth M.B. Church, officiating. The entombment will follow at Garden of  Memories Cemetery. Harold was born April 2, 1946 in Tampa to late Howard Williams and Lillian Bryant Williams Brown. Harold attended the public schools of Hillsborough County and St. Peter Claver Catholic School and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Miami, Florida, class of 1964. After graduation, he attended Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee, Florida majoring in Nutrition Science then enlisted in the United States Army. After his years in the service, he began his career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the hotel and hospitality field.  Harold returned to Tampa, Florida, where he became an entrepreneur providing food and catering services. Later in life, he also became an investor in rental property. Harold was preceded in death by his father, Howard Williams; sister, Beatrice Williams Black; brother, Howard Anthony Williams, Sr.; nephew, Howard Anthony Williams, Jr. and step-father, Joseph Brown. He leaves to cherish his memories with a loving and devoted mother, Lillian Bryant Williams Brown; loving and devoted sisters, Birdie Williams Underwood and Betoria Williams Watson; sister, Carolyn Williams Sterverson; niece, Raquel Lillian Watson Hunter (Darnell); great-niece, Carii Amaya Hunter; great-nephew, Carter Amari Hunter; aunt, Leila Aldridge; cousins, Shirley Speights, Shea Speights, Charles Speights, Jr. and Vernell Robinson (Edward) of Jacksonville, Florida; god-sisters, Mildred Harvey, Carrie Jackson and Inez Joseph; god-brother, Keith Murphy; special friends, Geneva Gilliam, Gloria Underwood, Jackie Walker, Booker T. Washington, and Ronald Graham; a host of other relatives and friends. The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Monday, July 2, 2018, from 5-7 p.m.  The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel on Tuesday for the service.

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