Raymond L. Williams, 90, of Cedar Rapids died as he wished, at his home on Wednesday June 5, 2019. Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Rev. Craig Brown will officiate. Burial at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a visitation at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home from 2 to 4 PM on Sunday.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Edna; two daughters, Edna Rae (Dale) Devore of Yuma, Arizona, and Connie Marie (Kenneth) Osborne of Muscatine; six grandchildren; David Zimmerman , Melissa and Brenda Williams, Kevin, Kelly, and Leanna Osborne; three step-grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren; a brother Charles, two sisters Donna Seavy and Sally (Wayne) Wilson; and a daughter-in-law Linda Williams of Cedar Rapids. He was preceded in death by two sons Johnny and Walter, a sister Mary Bowers and his parents.
Ray was born on December 30, 1928 in Muscatine the son of Herbert and Myrtle (Luckey) Williams. He was a sexton at First Lutheran Church and retired from there after more than 30 year of service in 1993. He remained active in the church by volunteering on the Property Committee and church printing,
Ray will forever be remembered as a caring and wonderful husband, father and grandfather whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him.
Memorial donations may be given to First Lutheran Church.