October 09, 2017

LAMAR- To honor his wishes, cremation has taken place and the family will have private services for Richard Lee Williams, 73, Lamar, who died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Freeman Hospital West.

Arrangements are under the direction of Daniel Funeral Home.

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Survivors include his wife, Martha Elizabeth “Liz” Redmond Williams; children, John Hagerman and wife Rebecca, Melissa Fulkerson and husband James, T.J. Williams and wife Barbara and Elizabeth Corbet; grandchildren, Brittany Johnson and husband Matthew, Jacob Hagerman, Madelyn Hagerman, Emily Hagerman, Camilla Hagerman, Bethany Hagerman, Brand Hagerman, Sarah Hagerman, Logan Marie Flemister and husband Charles, Matthew Walford, Laramie Dawn Walford, Cordell Williams and Trisden Williams; great-grandchildren, Lili Johnson, Avery Johnson and Michael Hagerman; brothers, John Williams, Robert Williams and Jacob Williams and sisters, Lillian Hartman, Althea Van De Mark and Vera Pegel.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Carroll Evans and Charles Ronald Williams; a sister, Zella Arline Shaver; a son, Rick Williams and grandchildren, Luke Tyler Hagerman and Wyatt Williams.

Mr. Williams was born Nov. 23, 1943, at home in Hannon, to Ocee Olen and Naomi Violet (Hoover) Williams. He served his country in the United States Navy and Army. He worked as an over the road truck driver and in his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, horseback riding, leatherworking and woodcarving.