Reginald B. Williams Sr was born to parents Eugene Williams, deceased 1971 and Christine Clarke, deceased 1977 in Atlanta, GA on May 20, 1965 at Grady Memorial Hospital.
He was the 9th child out of 11 children. He has 9 brothers and 1 sister. Sadly, most of his siblings preceded him in death but he leaves behind three brothers: Earnest Carson, Bert Ainsley, and Jeffery Williams, Sr.
He also leaves behind his wife, Ashiya Williams. Also, his 11 children, DeKevin Williams, Darius Williams, Tamarkis Smith, Brittney Williams, Reginald Williams, Jr, Ryan Smalls, Alexia Christina Williams, Joshua Williams, Jasiah Williams, Chauncey Daniels, and Azaria Williams. He has 8 grandchildren, Justice Williams, DaeShawn Williams, Mckenzy Williams, Destini Williams, Caden Williams, Amariah Williams, Drew Williams, and Grayson Williams.
He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.
He began playing sports at 4 years old and was a natural superstar. He graduated from Fulton High School in Atlanta, GA in 1983 where he lettered in Football, Baseball, and Basketball. He then went on to pursue an Associate’s degree in Education from Atlanta Metropolitan College. He attended Kennesaw in pursuance of his bachelor’s degree in Education. He was a member of the Army Infantry unit and the National Guard.
He had an immense passion for football, so much so that he coached high school football for 30 years. He was an educator for 19 years. He founded a flag football league, Southern Flag Football League (SFFL), and ran it for 5 years while also playing flag football for 20 years.
He was a TRUE Atlanta sports fan, especially for the Atlanta Falcons.
He was a wealth of wisdom and encouragement; he was a life coach and mentor to thousands of people throughout his journey. He would often quote excepts from Martin Luther Kings’ book “Letters from Birmingham Jail.”
“It’s in our blood. When one go, we all go!” ~ Reginald B. Williams, Sr
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