A graveside service for Dr. George Ashcroft Williamson, 66, of Severna Park, Maryland (formerly of Sulphur Springs) will be held at 2:00 p.m., December 18, 2019 at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Rev. Fred Lewis officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at West Oaks Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be his nephews J. Cole Williamson and Cary A. Williamson and lifelong friends, Gary House, Glenn Webb, Jimmy Masters, Donny Palmer, Tommy Cross, Vic Ponder, Jay Emerson and Clay Walker. Honorary Pallbearers will be Billye Berry Foster and Rita Hamilton.
Dr. Williamson passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at home while surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born February 5, 1953 in Dallas, Texas, the son of Joe A. Williamson and Ann A. Williamson. He graduated from Sulphur Springs High School in 1971. He attended Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets and graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in 1975. He earned his doctorate in medicine from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 1983. Dr. Williamson completed his internship and residency at Medstar Harbor Hospital (formerly South Baltimore General Hospital) and began practicing as an OB/GYN in the Glen Burnie/Pasadena area. During his career as a doctor, he was the Chairman of the Medical Executive Committee at Medstar Harbor Hospital from 2013
through 2017. He was a mentor to countless medical professionals in training and a respected colleague.
George proudly achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America. He was an avid dog-lover and fisherman and enjoyed spending time by the water. George loved attending baseball games alongside friends and listening to music, but most of all he had a passion for his career and spending time with his girls.
George was a beloved husband of twenty-nine years to his wife Joyce A. Williamson; loving father to his daughters Olivia A. Williamson of Severna Park, Maryland, Lane M. Williamson, and Grace A. Williamson both of College Park, Maryland. He is also survived by his brother, Bill A. Williamson, and wife Cindy of Allen, Texas. Additionally he is survived by a niece Meagan A. Lee, and husband, Garrett of Sanger, Texas and nephews J. Cole Williamson of Cibolo, Texas and Cary A. Williamson, and wife, Brooke of Longview, Texas. Also surviving is sister-in-law Regina P. Williamson of Longview, Texas and numerous other nieces, nephews, and family in Maryland.
He is preceded in death by his brother John E. Williamson, and his parents.
Memorials may be made to the Myra Wilson Chapel, c/o Sulphur Springs City Cemetery,P.O. Box 651, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75483.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com