Derek Keith Williams, Sr. passed away June 18, 2018 surrounded by his family. “Keithie” as he was known was the son of the late Daisy Bertha Williams, and Stanley Nathan Williams, Jr. Keithie was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania and raised in Wilmington, Delaware. He graduated from John Dickinson High School
and studied at Brandywine College. He was employed by Hercules Country Club for approximately 10 years as the Shipping and Receiving Manager. He later started his own business in the 1990s simply named DKWms Pest Management Services.
He is survived by his children, Cedrick Demetrius Faulk, Derek Keith Williams, Jr. and Sabrina Renee Williams; grandchildren, Amaya Faulk, Rayanna Faulk, Xavier Faulk and Noah Stokes; brother, Daryl K. Williams; sisters, Susan T. Lake (Keith), Pamela M. Boyer, Angela Mears-Miller (Joseph), and Gabrielle Diaz.
He was predeceased by his mother Daisy B. Williams and brother Stanley N. Williams, III; grandmothers, Daisy Mears and Bertha Porter and grandfathers, Stanley N. Williams, Sr. and Fred Mears. Keithie will be remembered for his love of life, jazz music and zest for adventure which was recognized by everyone who knew him.
Memorial service will begin at 11am Saturday, June 30th,at Concord Baptist Church, 2510 Marsh Road, Wilmington, Delaware, 19810. with a visitation at the church from 10-11am.