Richard Dennis Williams died at his Woodland home Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at age 62.
Born April 4, 1941, in Green Castle, Ind., Mr. Williams had been a Yolo County resident for 28 years. He graduated from Redlands High School in 1959. He earned his bachelor's degree at Cal State, San Diego in 1965 and his master's degree at Chapman College. He was a probation officer of San Bernardino County and Yolo County and Welfare Fraud Investigator of Yolo County. After retiring, he was a building contractor, volunteer for the Red Cross and named volunteer of the year 2002 Yolo County Chapter of the Red Cross.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Williams of Woodland; daughter, Traci Long and husband Randy of Clovis; son, Christopher Williams of Corte Madera; granddaughter, Courtney Long of Clovis; and mother, Eleanor Williams of Redlands. He was preceded in death by his father, H. Dean Williams, in 1989.
The family requests memorials be directed to Yolo Hospice, P.O. Box 1014, Davis, 95616. Arrangements are under the direction of McNary's Chapel of Woodland.
Services: A funeral service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at McNary's Chapel, 458 College St., Woodland. Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at Riverside National Cemetery.