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William "Bill" Williamson, 93, of Rock Falls, died on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at CGH Medical Center. Bill was born on April 27, 1928 in New Hope, KY, the son of Paul and Ada (Taylor) Williamson. He married Kathy Christensen in 2000 in Sterling. Bill was a member of First Open Bible Church in Rock Falls. He previously owned and operated B&R, The Palms, R&R, and Belts by Williamson. Bill enjoyed playing his guitar and singing at church, and having jam sessions with his nieces and nephews from KY.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy of Rock Falls; four daughters, Judy Sliger of Limestone, TN, Gale Smith of Sterling, Ashley Williamson of Gaffney, SC; and Tera Pruitt of Forest City, NC; two sons, William (Fay) Childs of Benton Harbor, MI; and Cameron (Lisa) Pyse of Shelby, NC; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews from KY.

William was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Anita Belleville; two sons, Ronald and Mitchell Williamson; one great-grandchild; and many siblings.

Visitation will be held at 10:00am on Monday, August 2, 2021 at First Open Bible Church, 2105 E Rock Falls Rd, Rock Falls. Funeral service will follow at 11:00am with Pastor Les Funderberg officiating. Cremation rites will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Open Bible Church.