CHARLES THOMAS WILLIAMS, JR. memories
C.T. Williams, Jr. was born on August 13, 1926 in Wilson County. He graduated from West Edgecombe High School. Drafted at the age of 18 for service in World War II, he served in the occupation forces in Italy. After the war, he continued to serve in the U.S. Army Reserve and obtained the rank of master sergeant. He married Margaret Frazier of Rocky Mount in 1953.
C.T. worked for many years with his father as a painting and floor-sanding contractor. Later, he was employed in automobile sales and retired as finance manager of Howell Buick in Rocky Mount.
C.T. enjoyed painting, and he produced many beautiful landscapes in oil.