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Wilbur Max Williamson, 88, Sebastian

Wilbur Max Williamson, 88, of Sebastian, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Sebastian River Medical Center.

He was born June 2, 1922, in Chester, Pa., and was a resident of Sebastian since 1992, coming from Chincoteague, Va.

Williamson was in the Coast Guard in World War II and served for four years. He had a ship sunk under him in Iwo Jima.

He was a Chester High School graduate and worked for the Post Office in Prospect, Pa., for 34 years before retiring as a letter carrier.

He was a member of the New Life Baptist Church in Sebastian.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Ethel (Betty); eleven nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brothers Robert, John, Harwell and Herbert Williamson.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at 1 p.m., at the New Life Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Brothers officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Baptist Church, 725 Commerce Center Drive, Sebastian, FL 32958.

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