Richard Avery Williams

WILLIAMS,

Richard Avery Williams, 45. Sunrise May 20, 1964 – Sunset October 29, 2009.

Born in Warren Ohio, Richard was a 1982 graduate of Warren G. Harding
High School Warren, OH. Ricky's hobbies, were photography,antiquing,gardening
and he was active as a Public Motivational Speaker. He played basketball, and
also ministered to inmates and youth in a number of public schools in both Michigan
and Ohio as well as in his church. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his mother, the late Margarete I. Williams.

Left to cherish his memory: one daughter, Janae Jontae.; two brothers, Jon of Warren, OH., Robert of Warren, OH.; six sisters, Terri Williams of St. Petersburg, FL., Denise Williams of Warren, OH., Stacey Williams of Broadview Heights, OH.,
Felicia Williams of Warren, OH., Tia Vickers of Tampa, FL., and Shawnia Williams
of Columbus, OH.; seven uncles, Themis Knox of Detroit, MI., Douglas Knox of
Orange, TX., Richard Knox of Austin, TX., James (Martha) Bullock of Bellview,
MI., and Arthur (Carrie) Bullock of Ypslianti, MI.; Charles (Irene) Dixon; Ed (Clare)Naylor; two aunts, Seneva Hunter and Annette Middleton, both of Arkadelphia, AK., and a loving host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. Flora Canty, Warren, Ohio :

    My prayers and heartfelt sympathy goes out to the Williams family. May God's peace surround you and may you be comforted in knowing that others care. God Bless.

  2. Jacqueline Jones (MTZ) :

    To the family of Richard, I only known Richard for a short time but in that short time I felt I known him all my life, he was such a pleasant person and I Thank God for the time we got to spend with him. He was truly loved at MTZ and will be dearly missed

  3. Family, stay strong in the Lord and trust Him. Remember, he never puts more on us than we can bear. God bless and keep you during this difficult time,
    Cherise

  4. MR. STACY HENRY :

    SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. RICHARD WAS A BROTHER IN CHRIST AT MT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH. HE WILL BE TRULY MISSED..

  5. MARK A. WILLIAMSON :

    Dear Family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.

    God Bless

  6. MARK A. WILLIAMSON :

    Dear Family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.

    God Bless

  7. I got this today, Sunday. I am so sorry I missed the funeral. Ricky and I went to school together. He was a great guy…

  8. Marcus & the Elkins Family :

    So sorry to hear of your loss. We remember Ricky as a smiling good -hearted guy who always had a smile when he hit our door. God bless and keep you all during this time.

    Mario, Marcus & Family.

  9. sybil hameed&family :

    May the LORDcontinue to bless and keep the Williams family during this time of loss Rick was a classmate I havent seen for along time God bless you all
    Sybil Hameed

  10. The Shehee Family (Scarlet Knights) :

    Shanna and Family,

    Our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your brother. We know how close you were, just know that we are here for you if you ever need to talk. I remember when we first met Richard at the football field, it was like we had known him for a lifetime. His smile and pleasant personality is unforgettable. Keep family close and find your strength in God as you continue with your daily life. Much Love!

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