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Patrick Nelson Williford

December 4, 1967 — March 27, 2021

Patrick Nelson Williford

Patrick Nelson Williford went home to Jesus on March 27, 2021 at age 53.

Patrick met his wife, Mary Segarra Williford, 19 years ago at church in the mountains of western North Carolina. They married May 28, 2002 and have enjoyed a wonderful life together… enjoying each other’s company and many travels.

Patrick enjoyed spending time with family and especially delighted in the time he had with his grandchildren. Throughout his entire life, he held an unwavering faith in God, which he shared with those who surrounded him.

Patrick joins his brother, Gene Franklin Williford Jr. in Heaven. He is survived by his wife, Mary, father, Gene Franklin Williford Sr., mother, Mary Ann Linn (Steve), grandmother, Doris Knowles, daughter, Mary Maher (Michael), son, Robert Castanza (Sarah), grandchildren, Trevor, Trenton & Reagan, sisters, Cindy Huntley (Brown), Angie Beth Williford, brother, Adam Williford, stepmother, Allana Goodyear, and several nieces & nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery with Dr. John Campbell officiating. 

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Salem Methodist for the upkeep of the cemetery grounds.

Psalm 27:1

“The Lord is my light and my salvation...”

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Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory, of Fayetteville, NC.

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