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Richard Emmett "Dick" Williams, III

November 20, 1938 - December 21, 2020

MOYOCK – Richard Emmett Williams, III, 82, died December 21, 2020.  To family and friends he was known as Dick or Dickie. Dick was born in Kinston, NC to the late Richard E. Williams, Jr. and Ruthie Barnett Hill.  He was a veteran having served in the US Navy.  Dick retired from Bauer Compressor, was a member of Moyock Baptist Church and enjoyed watching wrestling and old westerns.   He loved spending time with the grandchildren and attending their sporting events.  Dick was predeceased by his wife, Bertha Ann Williams and siblings, James Williams, Ronnie Hill, and Stella Gordon.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving daughters, Jo Ann Jennings (David) of Virginia Beach and Rachel Rotenberry (Dan) of Moyock; grandchildren, Craig Kidd ( Ashley) and Nicolas Rotenberry; great grandson, Jack Kidd; siblings Donnie Hill (Joan) and Faye Valentino (Patrick) and a host of other family and friends.

The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake on Saturday from 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm.  A funeral service will be held on Sunday at 2:00 pm at Moyock Baptist Church and also live streamed ( with Pastor Vic Ramsey officiating.  Burial will follow at Moyock Memorial Cemetery.  For information and to express condolences to the family, visit


Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, December 26, 2020

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel

929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Service Information

Date: Sunday, December 27, 2020

Time: 2:00 pm


Moyock Baptist Church

123 Oak Street
Moyock, NC 27958

Cemetery Information

Date: Sunday, December 27, 2020

Time: 2:45 pm


Moyock Memorial Cemetery

240 Caratoke Hwy.
Moyock, NC 27958

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