Sherman Lee Williamson was born September 1, 1966 in Chatham, North Carolina to Irene Wooten and Harry Lee Gore. He was raised and nurtured by his beloved stepfather Bobby Wooten, along with sisters Patrick Williamson, Marilyn Atkinson, and Jacqueline (Penny) Washington, great aunt Clara Gaddy whom all preceded him in death.
Sherman graduated from Lake Clifton High School June 1984. Though he worked various jobs in his life, He worked for The State of Maryland Highways Division for five years as an CDL 's driver. His last job was serving the public as an employee for The Department of Parks & Recreation with the City of Baltimore.
Sherman was loved by all who encountered him. Those who knew him best, affectionately called him “Bee-Bop”. He was full of laughter and fun. He was the life of any party and gave back to the community every chance he got. Sherman was creative and passionate about making sure his family was good and beloved by his closest friends. Larry Petty was his childhood best friend whom also precedes him in death. He had a love for all music, but everyone knew he was a big Tupac Shakur fan. Sherman was a God-fearing man who knew the Lord, all who encountered Sherman knew he was a protector and diligent man.
On August 10, 2020 Sherman left this earthly plain and took residence in God’s Heavenly home. Sherman will be missed dearly by his mother, Irene Wooten; sisters, Bernadette Wooten, Dorothy Wooten, Glennice Stevenson, Clara Manning; brother, Harry McCoy; daughters, Alecia Petty and Shakia Petty; sons, Sherman Williamson Jr., Donte Williamson, Brandon Williamson, and Trayvon Williamson. He is also survived byfive stepchildren; ten grandchildren, threenephews, eight nieces, three great nephews, one great niece, four close friends, Gator, Greig, John John, Spanky, Todd and a best friend Brock Williamson. Also, a long lifetime companion, Penny Gilmore. He will also be deeply missed by host of aunts, uncles, and cousins, extended family and close friends.
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