Pat Richard Williams was born on July 14, 1946 and passed away on Monday, January 8, 2024. He was true to his Michigan roots, always pulling for his beloved Wolverines and fussing about how terrible the Ohio State Buckeyes are. Pat was an honored U.S. Army veteran serving on the front lines in the Vietnam War. After his discharge, he held a well respected position at Ford in Michigan. After falling in love with his wife, Sharon Williams, he moved down south to North Carolina. Pat was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather. he leaves behind to cherish is memory his wife, two children, two step-children, fourteen grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. He will forever be remembered for his kind heart, loving smile, and joyous humor. A family memorial service will be held at a later date.