unknown - May 22, 2012
Richard "Dick" Williams, 76, of Sacred Heart Apartments in Cicero, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Crouse Hospital. Dick grew up in Bridgeport, Illinois, and resided in Wildwood, Florida for most of his life before moving to the Syracuse area two years ago. He was the son of the late Denzel and Effie Williams.
Dick was a U.S. Army veteran and worked as a tractor trailer driver for his entire career for various trucking companies before retiring in 1993. He was a member of the American Legion Post #787 in Cicero.
He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, the former Grace E. (Black) in 2009.
Surviving are his three sons: Richard (Kim) Williams II of Mattydale, Dave Williams of Oneida, and Mark Williams of Hampton, VA; seven grandchildren: Jacqueline, Leslie, Jessica, Mandy, Matthew, Cassidy, and Ethan; and several great grandchildren including, Bryahna.
At Dick's request all services will be private. Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 17 Technology Place, East Syracuse, NY 13057.