Richard LaVerne Williams
June 23, 1938 – November 3, 2019
Richard L. Williams of Woodstock Georgia passed away at home, November 3, 2019. Richard was born June 23, 1938 to Elmer and Reeta Williams in Eugene Oregon. He had five sisters and one brother. Sisters Gloria, Gerry, Nina, and Judy preceded Dick in death along with his parents. Dick is survived by siblings Don Williams and Betty Klopp, along with his long time partner Douglas Evenson, many nieces, nephews and close friends.
Dick served in the U. S. Air Force. He graduated from the Yale language school and spoke fluent Mandarin Chinese. Dick’s immersion and love of Chinese culture remained with him his entire life. Dick was also very proud of his Irish ancestry and held dual citizenship in the United States and Ireland.
A memorial service will be scheduled later.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers please make a contribution to your favorite charity.