Raymond L. Williams, Jr. died peacefully April 21, 2024 at the age of 81.  Born September 4, 1942 to the late Raymond L. Williams, Sr. and the late Ellen (nee Prewitt) Williams.

Devoted father of Twila Rea, Todd Williams, and Teeann Williams.  Loving grandfather of Kaitlyn, Kollin, Kaylea, Cameron, Cory, Drake, Kirstan and Alyssa.  Dear great grandfather.

Raymond met his wife Lola DeeAnn Williams in St. Louis, MO and they were married June 6,1964.

Raymond was enlisted in the United States Army from 1963-1966 and was awarded National Defense Service Medal, Sharpshooter (Rifle), and Good Conduct Medal.  He shared a passion for singing and he loved to entertain.  He loved to coach baseball and soccer.  Ray truly left an indelible mark as he touched countless lives through his warmth generosity and loving nature.  May his spark be reflected in the words and deeds of those whose lives he cast light on.

Raymond is preceded in death by his son in law Jeff Rea; his siblings Richard (Diane) Williams, Gary Williams, Michael Williams, Darrell Williams and Pamela Buchholz.

INTERMENT:  Monday, May 6, 2024 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m.  Raymond will receive full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to to the Wounded Warrior Project.