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Daniel B. Williams


Sunrise: November 18, 1953

Sunset: January 10, 2021

Daniel B. Williams, 67, returned to his heavenly home on January 10, 2021. He was born to the late Rudolph U. Williams, Sr. and Minnie Pearl Williams in Princess Anne County (Virginia Beach), Va. on November 18, 1953. Known by many as “Sharp Eye” or “Slim Bob”, Daniel enjoyed being in the outdoors cutting grass and maintaining the yards of those all-around Hampton Roads. When not cutting grass, he enjoyed listening to and going to the shows of various gospel groups with his favorite being the Williams Brothers and the Canton Spirituals. Daniel was also a member of The Original Gospel Travelers of Virginia Beach, Green Leaf Male Chorus, Norfolk Aires, The New Rising Sun Male Chorus and Inspirational Choir.

Blessed with a small and loving family, he married Michelle Williams, on February 22, 1991 in Norfolk, Va. Together they raised 3 children.

Daniel was a very candid person who was a stranger to no one. He always maintained an optimistic personality and you’d never leave his presence without a good laugh or kind words. Daniel was a truck driver for many years and was employed with O.K. Moving and Storage until his retirement. He could not only give you directions no matter where you were but he also offered words of wisdom to last a lifetime.

Daniel is survived by his wife, Michelle; his son, Justin Speight; his daughters, Kimberly Mccloud (Johnny) and Danielle Edmonds (Lamar); his grandchildren: Damarion, Kamarion, Johnny, Lamar Jr., Jah’Kim, Kimiya, Journey, and Marlee, his sister, Shirley Mabine and brother Jerome Williams along with a host of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother Rudolph U. Williams and his parents.

Daniel will be laid to rest on January 18, 2021 at Roosevelt Memorial Park. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no reception will follow. Bishop Cleveland Bryant will officiate the service.

Viewing Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00pm - 5:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, January 18, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Marie Lee says

    To the Williams family you have my deepest condolences you so are in my prayers

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    Carlos Holderfield says

    My condolences…

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    Bobby Ridgwell says

    My Condolences To The Williams Family Will Miss Daniel Good Man

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    Marsha Speight says

    I would like to send my condolences to my Aunt Michelle Williams and family.

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    Taurica Mosley says

    I would like to send my condolence to my Aunt Michelle Williams and family
    My loving Uncle will truly be missed but never forgotten.Love alwaysTaurica bka reek and family

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    Jamie Booker (Meka's mom) says

    To Michelle and the family, I would like to send my condolences on the lost of a husband, father, brother and friend. I only had one opportunity to meet Daniel but it was a visit that I will never forget. He made me feel as one of the family. May God continue to comfort you and the family in His unique way!!!!!!!
    Love you all

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    Susan H. Gladstone says

    Dear Williams Family,
    Please accept my deepest condolences. Daniel was a delightful and kind man. His upbeat personality and concern for others always shone through. He will be deeply missed!

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    Latanya D Harrison says

    My condolences to the whole Williams family. Danielle just know that I am here for you and your family & I will keep you all lifted in prayer.

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    Shawn Bell says

    I am praying for strength and comfort for all in Jesus name. God is still in control.

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    Patrick Curtis Kelly says

    Mrs WIlliams –

    I cant say enough about the kindness that Dan and yourself showed us as we moved into Roland Park. I will miss your husbands concern, empathy and true care for our family. We are so sorry for your loss. Please let us know if we can do anything for you.

    Pat and Shannon Kelly and Kids.

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    Johnnie Kello says

    I would like to send my condolences to Michelle Williams and family.

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