Ryston W. Williamson, 88

SEPT. 17, 1923-SEPT. 26, 2011

September 26, 2011
  • Ryston W. Williamson
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Ryston W. Williamson, 88, of 10842 Rosewood Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Julia Manor Nursing Home.

Born Monday, Sept. 17, 1923, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Humor Williamson and the late Dorothy Zumbro Williamson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna R. Swain Williamson, in 2008.

He was a member of Valley Grace Brethren Church in Hagerstown.

He is survived by his daughters, Bernetta Ann Bunch of Delaware, and Brenda Joyce Wittenmyer and husband, John R. Belcher, of Hagerstown; two sisters, Lennes Snyder of Hagerstown and Josephine Swain, both of Hagerstown; one brother, Gerald Williamson of Florida; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.

Services will be held Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Pastor Ray Barger officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Valley Grace Brethren Church, 17310 Gay St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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