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Floyd E. Williams, 92, of Gloucester Point, died Nov. 21, 2015 at the Hospice House of Williamsburg.  

Floyd was a Gloucester native, one of 13 children of the late Eva Virginia and James Larry Williams. Floyd served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, and also served under George S. Patton, who led the successful sweep across France. Floyd retired from the York County Sheriff’s Department after many years of service. He was a member of the Achilles Mason Lodge No. 281 AF & AM.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Reathia Williams; brothers and sisters, Percy, Lessie, Raymond, Herbert, Lennie, Mack, Bennie, Lester, Alma, Mamie, Jenny and Elsie.

He is survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A graveside funeral service conducted by the Rev. Arthur L. Wolz Jr. was at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at Gloucester Point Cemetery. Family and friends assembled at the cemetery. A visitation was held 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point.

In memory of Floyd, donations may be given to Hospice House of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, Va. 23188 or Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, 7358 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. 23061.

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