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Richard Williams Sr.

August 7, 1938 ~ February 2, 2019 (age 80)

Richard Williams Sr., 80, of Edinburg, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at his residence.

Richard was born on August 7, 1938 the son of Ercel and Myrtle Beckner Williams.

He retired from working at Illinois Bell Telephone Company and enjoyed woodworking, riding his motorcycle, and traveling during the winter months.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother C. Burnice Williams; and one sister, Marie Austin.

He is survived by his companion, Nancy Gutmann; three children; Richard (Janet) Williams, Kenny Williams, and Judy Stockburger; three grandchildren, Allen Williams, Rachel Sidener, and Devon Stockburger; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Wilson Park Funeral Home in Edinburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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