Passing of Noah Williams Sr.
Saturday, December 25, 2021


Noah J. “Butch” Williams Sr., of Smyrna, passed away on Saturday December 25, 2021 at Bayhealth Medical Center, Dover. He was 69.

He was born April 17, 1952 in Wilmington, DE to the late Edward Williams and the late Janet M. Martin Williams.

He was a 1971 graduate of Smyrna High School. He was a life member of Citizens Hose Co., Smyrna, with over 50 years of service to his community. During his time with Citizens Hose Co., he served as Fire Recorder from 1984-1985, and as a trustee from 2012-2014. He earned the Fireman of the Year award in 2004.

He greatly enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn Williams; his sons, Noah Williams Jr. (Tammi), and David Williams (Casey); his sisters, Joanne Engle (Lee), and Grace Scott (Brian); a brother, Keith Williams; grandchildren, Alexis, Angel, Kaitlynn, Damain, and Helen Williams; great-grandchildren, Emma McMullen and Richard Smith; his in-laws, Linda Allen (Tom), Terri Miller (Al), Debra Honaker (Bruce), Arthur Abrams (Sandy), Dawn Sullivan (Jay), Mark Abrams (Joyce); many nieces and nephews; and his best friends, Robert and Irene Smith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Arthur Abrams Sr., mother-in-law, Evelyn Abrams, brother, David (Buster) Williams, uncle, Edward Williams, nephew, Aaron Abrams, and sister-in-law, Diane Williams.

A visitation will be held 6-8:00 PM Sunday January 2, 2022 at Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, 123 W. Commerce St., Smyrna.

Fireman’s Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday January 3 at Citizens Hose Co., 103 W. Commerce St., Smyrna. Masks must be worn by all who attend, regardless of vaccination status.  

Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Smyrna.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Citizens Hose Co., PO Box 97, Smyrna, DE 19977.

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