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Jeremy Michael Williams

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June 6, 1978 — July 29, 2019

CHARLOTTE — Jeremy Michael Williams, 41, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 after a short yet beautiful life.

He was born on June 6, 1978 to Paula and Rodney Williams. The youngest of two children, Jeremy grew up in Nash County and graduated from Northern Nash Senior High School in 1997. Jeremy was always a jack-of-all-trades with the sweetest heart. He thrived in everything from PGA Golf School in Myrtle Beach to the Music School of Wilmington to acting at Pitt Community College. Jeremy was a talented guitarist from the age of 3 and shined at every instrument he touched. His fingers were magic. He wrote music by ear and never had a lesson in his life. Jeremy played with passion just like he lived his life.

Jeremy is survived by his mother, Paula Williams of Charlotte; father, Rodney Williams of Rocky Mount; brother, Christopher Williams, and wife, Jiao Zhang, of Greenville; aunts and uncles, Ted and Dianne Williams of Carson, Vriginia, Janice and Ed Hepler of Atlanta, Sherry Pearson of Thomson, Georgia and Daniel Peel of Virginia Beach, Virginia; and cousins, Eddie and Michelle Hepler, Angel and Dan Johns, April Hepler Brown, all of Atlanta.

A celebration of Jeremy’s life was held Sunday, Aug. 4 at Cotten Funeral Home. The family received friends in the Chapel of Cotten Funeral Home. Jeremy was laid to rest in New Bern Memorial Cemetery following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jeremy’s name may be made to Bethel Colony of Mercy in Lenoir.