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Wardell Williams


Sunrise: July 23, 1943

Sunset: June 10, 2018

Wardell passed away peacefully in his home on the 10th of June 2018, with his family by his side. He was born on July 23, 1948 to the late Corine Rhodes (Henry Rhodes) and Velma Williams in Norfolk, VA.

Wardell received his education through the Norfolk Public School System and was an employee of Meredith Construction Co. for 20 plus years, where he later retired and went on to start his own lawn care business. In his leisure, he loved to DJ for events and family funchtions. Wardell was also a member of the Men’s Choir at St. Mark R.Z.U.A. Church in Norfolk, VA.

He was predeceased by his sister, Delores Monroe, and his son, Wayne Vass. He leaves to cherish his memories; his wife of 30 years, Rev. Rita Williams; brother, Curtis Williams, Sr. (Donna), and sister, Ramona Grey (Clive); three daughters, Vernell Robertson (Rob), Corey Boone and Tamika Smith (Sherrod) and two sons, Craig Thompson and Orion Boone and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing Monday, June 18, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street Service Tuesday, June 19, 2018 1:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434

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    Pattie Cherry says

    My heartfelt condolences to Rev. Rita Williams and the family, he’s got his wings now, fly high Wardell fly high. To family and friends I love you all, Be Blessed

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