Obituary for Zachary Williamson (2002-2021) – Greensboro, NC

Williamson, Zachary Porter

January 11, 2002 – June 26, 2021

Zachary Porter Williamson, 19, died on Saturday June 26 of a car accident in Oak Ridge in which he was a passenger.

Zach had a big heart, a personable personality, and a quick wit. He loved making his family and friends laugh. Other passions were lacrosse, snowboarding, skateboarding, fishing, and wakeboarding. Zach attended Oak Ridge Elementary School, Northwest Guilford Middle School, and graduated from Northwest Guilford High School in 2020, where he was Letterman on the varsity lacrosse team for three years. Zach had just finished his freshman at Guilford College and was looking forward to going to Appalachian State University this fall.

Zach leaves behind his mother Mary Helen Molpus, father Gregg Alan Williamson, and sister Margaret Reily Williamson. His extended family includes grandparents Virginia Molpus from Siesta Key, FL, Manly Molpus and Pam Simpson from Sarasota, FL, Gloria Jean and Fred Dobbe from Valley Center, CA, and Ronald Williamson and Robin Sperling from Lincoln Park, NJ. Zach also loved hanging out with his Uncle Kenny and Aunt Maggie and Uncle Brett, his four cousins ​​Ethan, Ben, Ella, and Drew, and other loving relatives.

A Life Service celebration will be held on July 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Team Voyage at Page High School, Greensboro Urban Ministry, or Guilford County Animal Services.

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Published by Greensboro News & Record on July 2, 2021.

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