Laughter and tears were shared at a celebration of life for the founder of Ocean Isle Beach.
On Saturday, Oct. 30, family and friends of the late Odell Williamson gathered on Ocean Isle Beach in a celebration of his life and his life’s work. Williamson died on Sunday, Oct. 3.
Often called “the father of Brunswick County,” Williamson died at the age of 90. He was born in Brunswick County on Nov. 19, 1919, to the late John Bunn and Love Bennett Williamson.