Nuby Williams

Obituary of Nuby "Elwood" Williams

Eagle Springs - Nuby "Elwood" Williams, age 96, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at his home. Elwood was born in Moore County on September 5, 1924, to Lucas and Blanche Morgan Williams. He raised poultry for many years and retired from the textile industry. He was well known for his love of Ford trucks, tractors, and riding around Robbins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Johnsie Rouse Williams; sisters, Arlene Brewer, Louvene Brown, Irene Hussey; brothers, Gurney, Madison, Sherman, Hubert, Roby, Worthy (Sugar Tom), Earl, Wilbert; great-grandson, Tyler Williams; and son-in-law, Kenneth Davis. He is survived by his daughters, Joyce Saunders (Jesse) of Wilson, Janice Garner of Eagle Springs, Phyllis Davis of Westmoore, and Cindy Williams of Eagle Springs; sons, Arnold Williams (Pam), Odell Williams, all of Eagle Springs, and Kenneth Williams (Laine) of Highfalls; grandchildren, John Saunders, Tim Garner, Sharon Cole, Karen Whitt, Jennifer Bowe, Lisa Williams, Jeff Williams, Gregory Williams, Kelly Bartholomew, Katelyn Williams, Shandy Dunlap, and Jessica Chalflinch; step-grandchildren, Misty Brim, Jeremy and Tim Clay; 20 great-grandchildren; and sister, Peggy Oakley of Greensboro. Elwood's body will lie in repose from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 9, at Phillips Funeral Home in Star. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 9, at Pine Rest Cemetery in Robbins with Pastor Quint Dunlap officiating. He left us with a lot of wonderful memories that we will cherish forever. He was our "rock" and will be greatly missed. The family extends our sincere appreciation to FirstHealth Hospice staff, especially Shawn, Jennie, Stephanie, and Laurie, and special thanks to Allen Spencer for all his help. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374. Online condolences may be left at www.phillipsfh.com. The Williams family is being served by Phillips Funeral Home in Star.
Friday
9
April

Lie in Repose

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday, April 9, 2021
Phillips Funeral Home
216 South Main Street
Star, North Carolina, United States
Friday
9
April

Graveside Service

2:00 pm
Friday, April 9, 2021
Pine Rest Cemetery
Plank Road
Robbins, North Carolina, United States
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