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Mr. Franklin Deon Williams

December 20, 1969 ~ September 21, 2023 (age 53) 53 Years Old
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Mr. Franklin Williams Obituary

Franklin Deon Williams, son of the late Franklin and Luvinia P. Williams, was born December 20, 1969, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He departed this life on September 21, 2023.

He attended Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools until graduating from "The" Chapel Hill High School in 1988. He wasan avid Tarheel and Dallas Cowboys fan and never missed a game. He was a member of Holland Chapel A.M. E. Zion Church until his untimely passing.

Deon was married to Shannon Brown in 1997 and to this union, they had two children, Jae and Chace Brown.

Upon graduating from High School he was employed in the foodservice industry at various restaurants. He was also employed at UNC in the Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Deon had an outstanding character and could always strike up a conversation about his Tarheels or Cowboys, unless either team lost. He cherished his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Reginald and Kenneth Williams, childhood friends Fred "Mooney" Lynn, James Baldwin, Jr. and both maternal and paternal grandparents.

He leaves to cherish: his mother, Luvinia; daughter, Jae Brown; son, Chace Brown; (brothers), Keitha Page (Tawania); Frederick Page (Barbara); Felton Page; Bryant Williams; and a host of beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, including his closest friends Rodney Farrington, Keva Jones, Kenyetta Farrington and Yolanda Riggsbee.

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Public Viewing
September 28, 2023

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home Inc
112 S Graham St. P.O. Box 17235
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

September 29, 2023

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Holland Chapel AMEZ Church
360 Burgess Road
Apex, NC 27523

Funeral Service
September 29, 2023

12:00 PM
Holland Chapel AMEZ Church
360 Burgess Road
Apex, NC 27523

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
September 29, 2023

Holland Chapel AMEZ Church
360 Burgess Road
Apex, NC 27523


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