Edward Dixon Williamson 80, of Richardson, TX left this earthly world on October 20, 2021. Ed was born in Washington, DC on September 5, 1941, making him the youngest child and only son of Don and Bertha Williamson. He graduated from Suitland High School in 1959 and continued his education at the University of Maryland. After a whirlwind courtship, Ed proposed to Janet Heflin and they were married on September 7, 1963 in Washington DC at Bradbury Heights Methodist Church. In 1967 they were surprised with a set of twin boys Dan and Rob. Seven years later, Stephen completed the family.
Ed's gift of gab led him to a career in sales with several companies, and in 1981 his position in sales with Racal-Milgo moved his family from Maryland to Colorado and later to Texas in 1988. Ed could sell anything to anybody!
Ed was a die-hard Washington Redskins fan which always brought up serious discussions with all opposing fans. He followed his alma mater – the University of Maryland in all sports. He also loved the game of golf and played many years until his legs forced him to bag his clubs.
Despite all of the traveling around the world he did for work, he never missed a birthday, anniversary or holiday. Ed loved his family and loved sharing their lives and stories with all he met.
Ed and Janet joined First United Methodist Church of Sachse in December 2005. He enjoyed serving on committees, attending Bible classes, and he loved greeting people with his smiling face. He was a member of the Murphy Chamber of Commerce and attended their meetings regularly. Food and fellowship were always a top priority!
Ed is survived by his wife Janet, three sons Dan of Plano, TX, Rob (Debbie) of Garland, TX and Stephen (April) of Garland, TX and two grandchildren, Autumn and Hunter, plus many extended family members and a whole ton of friends.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Bertha Williamson, and his two sisters Joyce Newman and Peggy Anselmo.
Come Celebrate Ed's life with us on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 2 PM at the First United Methodist Church of Sachse.