Richard Lee Williams, 79, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Arcadia, Fla.
He was born July 2, 1934, in Flint, Mich., moving to Arcadia, in 1991 from Flushing, Mich.
Richard retired from Buick Division of General Motors, Flint, as a skilled electrician after 36 years of service. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle with his family and friends and collecting and repairing antique clocks. Richard was member of the Elks Lodge, Port Charlotte, Fla., and was of the Lutheran faith.
He is survived by his eight children, Lisa Neph, Tim Williams, Jayne Allen, Susan Williams, Tamara Little, Chris Williams, Patricia Naaman and Heather Cho Chung Hing; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Richard was preceded in death by his parents; Albert and Juanita Phelps Williams; daughter, Angie Williams; and two grandchildren, Billy and Ricky Neph.
A Celebration of Life for Richard will be conducted from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. today, Tuesday evening, May 20, 2014, at the chapel of Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home, 50 No. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia, FL 34266. Online condolences may be made at www.pongerkaysgrady.com.
Arrangements are by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home and Cremation Services.