Williams Matthews Bristow, Sr. entered into eternal peace on January 25, 2019 at the Doctor's Community Hospital, Lanham, MD. Born on August 5, 1921, in Fayetteville NC, he was the only child born to Bertha Andrews Bristow and William John Bristow. At the time of his passing, he resided in Capitol Heights, MD. William, better known to family and friends as "bill" or "Billy", received his early education in the public schools of Fayetteville, N.C. During his youth he became a Member of First Baptist Church on Franklin Street, which he frequently attended with his Grandmother Janie Andrews. Attending secondary schools in both Fayetteville and Asbury Park, NJ, young Bill graduated from E.E. Smith Senior High School in Fayetteville, NC. Ypon graduating Bill matriculated to North Carolina A & T College where he majored in Chemistry and where he was initiated into, Alpha Nu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. As a lifetime member, he epitomized the purpose of the fraternity and achieved in every field of endeavor of his life until called to join chapter invisible of his noble fraternity.