Lee G. Williamson

August 28, 1941November 21, 2018

WEST COLUMBIA – Funeral services for Lee Gene Williamson, 77, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26, 2018 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, West Columbia Chapel, with interment to follow in Southland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 508 Hampton St., Ste. 200, Columbia, SC 29201-2765, the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 42040, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Mr. Williamson was born August 28, 1941 in Aiken, SC, and passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. He was a son of the late Ruth Wooten and Legare “Tunk” Williamson. Mr. Williamson served in the U.S. Air Force for 14 years as a flight engineer and was also a Vietnam veteran. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad, where he worked for 31 years. He loved hunting, fishing, golfing and riding his Harley Davidson. He never met a stranger. Mr. Williamson is survived by his wife, Iris W. Williamson of West Columbia; daughters, Tammy W. “Wendy” Gerringer (Tony) of Swansea, Cindy Lea Sutphin (Dwight) of West Columbia; sister, Dora Ann Elrod (Pete) of Gilbert, SC, and brother, Ronnie Williamson of Leesville, SC.


  • National Kidney Foundation
  • American Heart Association
  • American Cancer Society


  • Visitation Sunday, November 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 26, 2018
  • Burial following the service Monday, November 26, 2018

Lee G. Williamson

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Michelle Kilgore

November 23, 2018

Cindy and Family, my love and prayers are with you. Mr. Williamson was an awesome man. He will be forever in our hearts.