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Richard L. Williams

February 8, 1943 — July 21, 2021

A graveside service will be held for Richard L. Williams, of Chariton, on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Sharon Cemetery.

Richard Lee Williams was born on February 8, 1943, to Telford and Mary (Everhart) Williams on February 8, 1943, in Corydon, Iowa. He grew up on the farm and graduated from Wayne County High School in 1961.

Richard met Barbara Langford and to this union, they were blessed with four boys: Jeff, Brian, Greg, and Brad. After they separated, he married Elaine Fry, and later Karen Moon.

Richard was a truck driver and worked through the years for Schurman’s, Store Container, and Farmland. He loved CB’s and Hamm radios, talking all over the world to many people.

Richard’s sense of humor was welcoming. He just loved to make people laugh. He didn’t know a stranger, always talking to anyone he met.

Richard passed away July 21, 2021, at the age of 78. He is survived by his children: Jeff Williams, Bryan (Laura) Williams, and Brad (Candy) Williams; grandchildren: Rachel, Seth, Cami, Kade, Joe, Nick, Cierra, Zach, Morgan, Ryley, and Karlee; siblings: Roberta Bellon, Donnie Williams, and Davey (Connie) Williams. Richard was preceded in death by his son, Greg Williams; and siblings, Irene Bellon and Kenny Williams.
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