Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Pastor William J. Faison, Sr.

01/31/1923 - 11/01/2017

Viewing Information

A wake service will be held, 6pm-8pm, Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Bible Way Holiness Church. Services are entrusted to Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Avenue.

Service Information

A funeral service will be held, 11am, Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Bibleway Holiness Church
2520 Dexter Street Chesapeake VA

Interment Information

Roosevelt Memorial Park
1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake VA

Bishop William J. Faison peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Bishop Faison was born in Sampson County, North Carolina on January 31, 1923. He was preceded in death by his mother Vidalia Faison. Bishop Faison was the pastor of Bibleway Holiness Church for 60 years. He was the former overseer and diocese bishop of the Southern District Church of God in Christ Jesus Apostolic, Inc. (COGICJA, Inc.) and presiding bishop of COGICJA, Inc. for 30 years. Bishop Faison was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Mother Mildred Faison. He is survived by two sons, Dennis E. Faison and William J. Faison, Jr. (Maureen); four daughters, Evelyn Spencer (Ervin), Pamela Askew (Louis), Vidalia Copeland, Beverly Newsome (Tony); three brothers, Henry Faison, Benjamin Faison, and Hardy Faison; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren; Bibleway church family and a host of other relatives and friends.

Barbara Young Shuneka and Mr. &Mrs. Newsome I just recently heard of the homegioing of your grandfather and father. My sincere condolences and praying for your strength during this time. I just want to let you know that Lady would want you to know how much she love and miss you all. Our hope and Prayers are with you. The Youngs
Posted: 11/8/2017
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Pastor and Lady Newsome You will be greatly missed Bishop Faison. Thank you for teaching me the way.
Posted: 11/7/2017
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Pastor and Lady Tara Newsome You will be greatly missed Bishop Faison. Thank you for teaching me the way.
Posted: 11/7/2017
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DB May Christ heartwarming promise that He extends to our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death comfort you, John 11:11-14;17-26. I'm very sorry for your loss
Posted: 11/6/2017
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Geraldine Dawson Dillard Evelyn and family, please accept my heartfelt sympathy and condolences on the passing of your Father. May God richly bless and comfort you and your family during this season. Geraldine Dawson Dillard
Posted: 11/5/2017
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Bro. Calvin Jenkins - Rehoboth Apostolic Del RIP Bishop Faison!
Posted: 11/5/2017
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