Kendall Williams

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“A precious one from us has gone. A voice we love is stilled. A place is vacant in our hearts, which can never be filled.”

Kendall Orlando Williams was born December 7, 1983 to Johnny Franklin Burks and Mary Elizabeth Williams in Columbus, Ohio. He attended Linden McKinley High School.

Kendall was a caring person with a heart of gold, he would give anybody his last just to see them happy. He liked playing football and basketball as a little kid, but most of all Kendall loved his children, and his brother and sister very much.

His parents Johnny Burks and Mary Williams loved him very much and now he will be joining them together in the clouds, to watch over his family and friends.

On Tuesday June 8, 2021, Kendall Williams was called to eternal rest in Huntington, West Virginia. He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnny Burks, and Mary Williams.

Kendall leaves to cherish his memories, significant other, Crystal Salughter; sons, Shawndell Richardson, De’Amontae Slaughter, Darius Williams, and Kendall JR.; brother, Kamren Williams; sister, Johnyell Williams; many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends, including best friends Martia Jaye, and Ervin Galloway, and many more; and special family and friends in Huntington, West Virginia.

Public Walkthrough Viewing from 11am – 12:00 noon; followed by Private Visitation 12:00 PM and Private Funeral Service 1:00 PM Saturday, June 26, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park. To read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Williams Family, visit

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  2. I’ll miss you! Rest in Peace, my friend.

  3. Dough as we called you.I still can’t believe you are gone.I’m gonna miss having our talk’s an laugh.I’m glad I got to see you.I’m so heartbroken for ya kid’s an family.I remember when I first met you.I wish I could be there to see you off.I’ll never forget you ever.Love always ya WVa friend

  4. We are saddened to learn about the loss of your loved one. May God help you to cope with the heavy weight of your loss. Thinking of you all.

  5. Joemon Gilford

    Love you cousin you in a better place Rest in peace

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