William Rylant Webb of New Port Richey, FL passed away on August 5, 2020. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, papaw, uncle, and cousin. William was born on November 3, 1946 in Birmingham, AL to Homer I. and Edna Mae Webb. He attended Central Park Elementary School in Birmingham, AL. After a family move to Texas, he graduated from Sherman High School in Sherman, TX. Following high school he attended Southern Adventist University (Southern Missionary College) in Collegedale, TN where he prepared for ministry as a Seventh-Day Adventist Church pastor. After graduation in 1968 he and wife Sharon moved to Florida where he pastored several churches during his 44 1/2 year career. His retirement years were enjoyed in New Port Richey, FL.
William was a family oriented man of God. During his formative years in Alabama, he was surrounded by a large extended family. He was thankful for his close relationships with his siblings and his first, second, and third cousins. William had a contagious laugh that was easily recognized by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents and infant brother (H.I. Webb, III). He is survived by his wife Sharon Webb; his children, Rebecca Webb, Renee Webb Greek; son in-law: Hugh Greek, Rachel Webb Shear; his brother, Robert Webb (Sue); his sister, Katherine Webb Beale (Mason); his grandchildren, Lauren Greek, Alyssa Greek Lopez, grandson in-law Hecmer; and his many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services will be held privately by the family.
For family and friends that would like to make a donation in memory of William R. Webb:
William R. Webb Memorial
Southern Adventist University Advancement
P. O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315
Or you may call: 423-236-2829
Please make donations for Theology or Nursing department.