Richard E. Williams
  • Born on: October 21, 1941
  • Departed on: August 28, 2019
  • Resided in: Cedar Rapids, IA

Richard E. Williams

Richard “Dick” E. Williams, 77, of Cedar Rapids, died August 28, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital with his family by his side.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 4 PM to 8 PM at the Moose Lodge (1820 West Post Road SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404).

Richard was born on October 21, 1941 in Cedar Rapids to Edgar and Dorothy (Clarke) Williams.  He married the love of his life, Sandra K. Lowder, on April 16, 1960.  From this union five children were born, Richard L., Teresa, Ronald, Tammy, and Russell.

Dick retired from Langer Manufacturing after 38 ½ years.  After retirement, Richard spent summers at their cabin at Camelot Campground where he enjoyed fishing and watching the wildlife.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra; children, Richard L. (Laura) Williams, Teresa (Darrell) Morris, Ronald Williams, Tammy (John) Martin; and Russell (Julie) Williams; 17 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; a brother; and one grandchild.

Memorial donations may be directed to the family.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to all the staff at St. Luke’s Hospice Unit for their attentive and loving care.
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