Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Saturday, August 15th, 1931 Friday, January 10th, 2020

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Obituary for Richard R. Williams

Richard R. Williams, 88, of 245 Orchid Ct., New Holland, died Friday, January 10, 2020 at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital. His wife of 64 years, Elfriede (Heller) Williams, survives.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Joseph W. and Margaret (Radell) Williams.

During the Korean Conflict, he served in the Air Force.

He completed his degree in engineering from Drexel and worked as a mechanical engineer.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: R. David Williams, Indianapolis, IN and Stephen C. William, Cranberry Twp., PA, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Garden Spot Village Chapel with Chaplain Chet Yoder officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Garden Spot Village Benevolent Fund, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, PA 17557. The Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be posted at

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 15th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Garden Spot Village Chapel
    433 S. Kinzer Ave.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, February 15th, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, February 15th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Garden Spot Village Chapel
    433 S. Kinzer Ave.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, February 15th, 2020
    Chester Yoder

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Our fellow club member and modeling enthusiast will be missed at the field. Rest In Peace Richard!
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts and Prayer are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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