David R. Williams

PAW PAW - David Roy Williams, 65, of Paw Paw, passed away March 24, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his wife and children. David was born Aug. 31, 1951, in St. Louis, MO, to Roy and Betty Williams. He went to high school at Marine City High School.
David spent much of his career as a maintenance repair worker and engineer at Palisades Nuclear Plant. He is remembered as always having a smile on his face and being a patient teacher to anyone who needed help. While working fulltime, he earned his master’s in business administration from Western Michigan University in 2005.
David was a passionate family man who dedicated his life to his wife and eight children. He enjoyed watching his children play sports, band, and sing in choir. His favorite holiday was Thanksgiving, when the whole family would get together. David enjoyed relaxing on his sailboat and exploring the Great Lakes. He especially loved to share his love for sailing with family and friends.
David is preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Betty Wil-liams; brother, Denny Williams; and son, Matthew Williams.
He is survived by his wife, Jeannette Williams; children, Elizabeth (Michael) Shafer, Louis (Janet) Williams, David (Melissa) Williams, Kathryn Williams, Sr. Veronica Marie, Benjamin (Anja) Williams and John Paul Williams; 11 grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Diane (Don) Fitzgerald, Peggy (Rick) Kane, Sandy Williams and Richard (Karen) Williams.
Services were held Wednesday, March 29, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Paw Paw. Burial took place at St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, 4597 Warren Road, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105.
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