OBITUARY

Kirk Elliott Williams

Kirk Elliott Williams, 61, passed away peacefully on September 2nd, 2018. Kirk was born on November 11th, 1956, in Pueblo, Colorado. He was a beloved son, grandson, brother, cousin, uncle, nephew and friend to many. He is preceded in death by father Jimmy Williams and grandparents Wallace and Hazel Elliott. Survived by mother Lorraine Williams, brothers Chris Williams (wife Keiko) and Jamie Williams, sister Julie Williams-Cipriani (husband Tom), nieces Christina Kent, Carole Williams Shrader and Dylan Williams-Cipriani, nephew Riley Williams-Cipriani, and stepmother Carole Garrett Williams. He will be deeply missed by a large extended family and community of friends as well. Kirk was a creative soul and talented handy-man; he had the ability to fix anything, often for free, and was a highly skilled painter as well. His talents were in high demand and he brought beauty to everything he touched. He was a life-long athlete and excelled in many sports. He had an adventurous spirit and travelled the world with gusto, but he always called Pueblo his home. One of his dearest traits was his love for animals, always a treasured dog by his side. Kirk gave his all in every aspect of his life. His selflessness was unmatched. Kirk was a very active member of First Presbyterian Church in Pueblo. He was a past deacon and Stephen Minister, offering care and compassion to all, and active in the choir and men’s ministries. As a kind and gentle soul, he helped others in whatever way he could. His celebration of life and resurrection will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 220 W 10th St on Saturday, September 8th at 10:00 am.

  • FAMILY

  • Kirk is preceded in death by father, Jimmy Williams
    and grandparents Wallace and Hazel Elliott.

    He is survived by mother, Lorraine Williams;
    brothers Chris Williams (wife Keiko) and Jamie Williams;
    sister, Julie Williams-Cipriani (husband Tom);
    nieces Christina Kent, Carole Williams Shrader and Dylan Williams-Cipriani;
    nephew, Riley Williams-Cipriani;
    and stepmother Carole Garrett Williams.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Tom Williams-Cipriani
  • Ken Cipriani
  • Larry Cipriani
  • Win Elliott
  • Jamie Williams
  • Riley Williams-Cipriani

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, September 8, 2018
REMEMBERING

Kirk Elliott Williams

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Daryl Watson

September 9, 2018

To the family and friends of Mr. Williams always cherish the fond memories of time spent together and although you may grieve the Bible can be a source of comfort. At (Revelation 21:3,4) it speaks of a time when there will be no more sickness or death, also at (Acts 24:15) it speaks of a resurrection that we all can look forward to. May the peace and love of the God of the Bible be with you all.

Ricky Carara

September 8, 2018

To the Williams Family: I went to school with Kirk at South class of (75)!! It was always a pleasure to see him in the halls or at a game. He was one of the coolest colts I know. He will be Greatly missed!! May God comfort your family and this difficult time. GOD BLESS!!!

Mary Oreskovich

September 8, 2018

we will certainly miss seeing kirk strolling along union avenue with his beloved dogs. on my way to work before the sun comes up, i would always see kirk with a bright and shiny smile, welcoming another beautiful day.
he made our community a better place with his sunny disposition and good nature.
his impromptu visits to hopscotch were always fun and brightened my day.
love and light to his dog and all of his family and friends.

Cecilia LEMING

September 8, 2018


We are sorry to hear about Kirk's passing away. He use to come by Robert's Mom Lucy's home to visit way back when. Kirk always had the ability to see things on the bright side of things... He had an affectionate smile. My daughter Elizabeth remembers his dog Penny the black lab and her signed autograph picture. Kirk will be missed. Take care and God bless you the Leming -Chacon Family.

Glenn Ballantyne

September 7, 2018

For more than twenty years, Kirk shared his beautiful energy, kindness and charm with Marcee and me countless times as he and his beloved dogs walked past our Fountain of Health Yoga Studio - just a few doors from his home on S. Union Ave. The street will feel cold, and our hearts less full, without his warm smile and witty compliments. He is without doubt one of God's favorites and easy to love children.

Bernay Brumbaugh

September 7, 2018

So very sorry to hear about Kirk’s passing. I saw him many of times going to and from work and he always put a smile on my face. He had the best stories and was always friendly. I will miss seeing him around. God bless you all.

Cheryl gaouette

September 7, 2018

Kirk and I were online friends for almost a year, He brought me back to God, I can never repay him for that. This was a great shock to me, My Nephew died Wednesday and I went to talk to my best friend and he was gone. I will never forget our conversations. I know you are watching over me. I know you're at peace my friend. I'm trying too like you always told me. I wish I could be there to see you one last time. I love you Bro, I will never forget you. Fly high my angel, I remember you telling me about monarch butterflies. I've seen plenty since last Sunday. I can't believe we had just talked last Friday!!! Gone too soon, you always told me today is promised. Guess you were right my friend. I know I will see you again. Thank you for keeping me grounded and know I will stay in the Scripture.

Love, Cheryl
Your Sister in Faith

Rita Marquez

September 7, 2018

Dear Williams Family,

I’m so sorry to hear about Kirk’s passing. He was very special to my whole family. I will miss seeing him around town, he always greeted me with a huge grin and a friendly wave.❤️

Blessings,

Rita Pumphrey Marquez

Hillary Phelps

September 7, 2018

Kirk was an amazing friend to my family. He had a way of always being on the sunny side of life. I loved how he was able to share his huge adventures, like riding his bike from Pueblo to Baltimore. He was the best with his beautiful dogs and always answered the phone when my sister rang him up once a week. Kirk will be deeply missed especially the sweet image of him walking with his puppies down Abriendo. Love to his friends and family

Rhonda Cipriani

September 7, 2018

Hi, Tom,Julie,Riley,Dylan, I’m really sorry to hear about Kirk. Just wanted to let you know that I’m thinking about you.You are all in my prayers and thoughts . Love Rhonda Cipriani.