Richard T. Williams Jr., 44, of Pottsville, passed away suddenly Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street.
Richard was born in Pottsville, July 14, 1973, a son of Claudia Heiser Williams, Schuylkill Haven. and the late Richard T. Williams Sr.
He was the husband of Brenda Argraves Williams.
He served in the Army for over 20 years as an SFC.
He was employed as a senior service officer for the Department of PA Disabled Veterans.
Richard was a member of DAV Marne Chapter 21 Pottsville where he was the adjutant and treasurer, Pine Grove VFW, Clover Club Fire Company where he was the treasurer, Liberty Fire Company, Schuylkill Haven, coached Minersville Biddy Girls Basketball, and was a Free and Accepted Mason in Pittsburgh.
He was graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School and attended Penn State University.
Richard is survived by three sons, Richard Williams, New York, John J. Lutsky IV, Saint Clair, and Brett Corby, Pottsville; two daughters, Analisa Williams, Texas, and Keryn Corby, Pottsville; three grandchildren, John J. Lutsky V, Joel Lutsky and Jameson Lutsky; niece, Paris Williams, and nephew, Chase Williams. He also survived by two brothers, John Williams, Schuylkill Haven, and Andy Williams, Schuylkill Haven.
A Celebration of Life funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven, with Pastor Doug Schwenk officiating. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions to DAV Marne Chapter 21 Pottsville C/O John Matukewicz, 1395 Lightfoot Drive Auburn, PA 17922. Interment with full military honors will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Procession will depart Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home at 8:15 a.m.