Richard Williams

Obituary of Richard Harry Williams

Mr. Richard Harry Williams, age 69, of Deerfield, died August 24, 2020 with his brother Thomas present. Richard was born, February 7, 1951, son of the late Walter Wesley and Rose Ann (Mikus) Williams. He was a graduate of Whitesboro Central School, class of 1969 and went on to earn the degree of Associate in Applied Science, major in retail business management in 1971, from Mohawk Valley Community College. Richard was employed with Walmart for 21 years until his death. He was a devoted son, wonderful brother, and a true gentleman in every way. He was an avid reader, a Turner Classic movie fan, stamp collector and nurtured his collection of cactus plants with care. He also respected nature and loved the outdoors. Mr. Williams is survived by his brother, Thomas W. Williams of Deerfield; brother-in-law, William Clark of Rome, as well as several cousins. He was predeceased by his three sisters, Christine, Nancy and Debra. Visitation for family and friends is Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica, followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at the conclusion of visitation. His Rite of Committal and burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in N. Utica. Those wishing to make a donation in Richard’s memory, please consider the American Heart and Stroke Association. Richard’s brother Thomas, wishes to sincerely thank the Deerfield Volunteer Fire Department, and all the doctors and nurses in the emergency room and the intensive care unit at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare for their compassionate care during Richard’s time of need.
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Saturday
29
August

Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Saturday
29
August

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Monday
31
August

Interment

10:00 am
Monday, August 31, 2020
St. Peter's Cemetery
Coventry Ave.
Utica, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

American Heart & Stroke Association
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