Durwin Gene Williams, affectionately called “Auburn Man” and “Cam Newton”. This father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend love all who he came in contact with, especially if you are an Auburn Tigers fan.
This special young man was born January 15, 1954 in Sylacauga, Alabama and departed this life peacefully, surrounded by his children, on December 3, 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Samuel Williams and Katie D. Williams and his oldest brother, Michael Roy Williams.
At an early age he received Christ and was baptized at Saint Thomas United Methodist Church. Gene attended school at South Highland, East Highland High School and Sylacauga High School.
Gene’s hobbies included photography, DJing (Chocolate Chip), landscaping, watching Auburn Football, and hanging out at Chevron, McDonalds, Burger King and the Hickory Street Café.
Those who remain to mourn his passing and celebrate the life and times of Durwin Gene Williams include daughter, Risa Pope of Sylacauga, Alabama. Sons, Montrell Williams and Montrice Williams of Sylacauga, Alabama and Cameron Williams of Hinesville, Georgia. Sister, Theresa W. Bledsoe of Nashville, Tennessee. Brother, Erwin Dean Williams of Sylacauga, Alabama. Grandchildren, Kyle Pope, Kelsey Pope, Keaton Wilson, Destiny Williams, Dai’sha Williams, Damaja Williams, Marterrius Williams, Devin Williams, Denzel Williams, Daylan Williams, Dylan Williams, Darwin Williams and D’Liyah Williams. And a host of other relatives and friends.