John 'Moon' Williams
John "Moon" Williams, 66, of Concord, NC, formerly of Meadow Creek, went home to Jesus on October 13, 2019.
Born February 12, 1953, in Hinton to the late Arthur "Creasie" Clyde Williams and Gloria Surbaugh Williams Harrah.
John was preceded in death by his daughter, Sara Williams Wadding, and his brother Clyde Matthew Williams.
John was in the last graduating class at Sandstone High School in 1971. He then joined the US Navy and later attended Concord College. His work as a surveyor for 40 years allowed him to travel, but his heart was always a Mountaineer.
He retired from Lane Construction, and was a member of Broaddus Baptist Church.
John loved the beach, spending time with family and friends, grilling, listening to music, fishing and watching the Mountaineers and Steelers play football. He never met a stranger.
Survivors include his wife, Gayle Parks Williams, at home; son, John Michael Williams and wife Melissa of Marshallville, OH; brother Leonard "Lenny" Williams of MacArthur; sisters, Kathy Wills Henson and husband Duane of Decatur, AL, and Suzanna Harrah-Martin and husband Larry of Green Sulphur Springs; stepchildren, Randy McMillen and wife Beth of Mechanicsville, VA, Jeffrey McMillen and wife Deanna of New Castle, PA, and Lisa McMillen of Concord, NC; 12 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at Meadow Creek Baptist Church in Meadow Creek on November 2, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Rick Henderson officiating. Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Tucker Hospice House, Kannapolis, NC.
Published on October 18, 2019


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Lizzy Surbaugh
Oct 26, 2019
Moon will be dearly missed by all that loved him but glad he is no longer in pain. Moon was a fun person to hang out with unless the mountaineers or Steelers weren’t doing so well. We both love music and used to be pretty quick to Name that tune. Moon was just a big teddy bear and had a heart full of gold. 30 some years ago he took me out for a bite to eat and a couple drinks while I was in visiting my mom who had cancer. He came to visit her at the hospital and saw that I needed to take a break. That kindness will never be forgotten. You will be missed but I have some wonderful memories to hold onto.
Leonard (Lenny) Williams
Oct 24, 2019
He is MY BROTHER, he is MY FRIEND and I shall miss him forever.
Out of three sons born to my Mom and Dad I am the only boy left. I do have Kathy and Suzanna, my two sisters left.
Pic - 1 Johnny and his son John Michael, Pic - 2 Johnny's daughter Sara, Pic - 3 Johnny (THE KING, this made my brother KING for a day, How cool was that), his Queen Elaine Adkins, Lenny (The Prince) and his Princess Julie Jones at Meadow Creek School, Pic - 4 Johnny and Mom at Lizzy's Grad Party, Pic - 5 Johnny, Matthew and Lenny in our Easter Sunday Best at the house down the tracks in Meadow Creek, Pic - 6 Johnny and grand daughter Jenna in the pool in Concord, Johnny has on his bucket hat.
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...Herald website would only let me put up 6 pictures or there would have been at least 10 more
GOD BLESS and KEEP you MY BROTHER and I will see you on the other side.
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Kathy Wills Henson
Oct 22, 2019
Hey I am Johnny’s kid sister we are lost and saddened with his passing but thankful he is out of pain and no more suffering he is with that lord now and at peace
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