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James David Williams

Birth Date: November 12, 1955
Death Date: October 20, 2014

James “David” Williams, 58, passed due to a short illness on Monday, October 20, 2014 in Sacramento, California. Dave was born in Sacramento on November 12, 1955. Dave retired in April 2011 from SMUD after 35 years of service as a High Voltage lineman. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Floy and Ray Williams. Dave is survived by his loving wife Pam Williams, his children, Joshua Williams (Meghanne), Miranda Williams, Dan Darnell (Nellie) and Papa’s favorite granddaughter, Alice. He is also survived by his father Weldon Williams (Joy), mother Wynona Williams and siblings, Anita Meany (Bob), Jerry and Dena and his beloved nieces and nephews. Dave leaves behind many beloved friends including his IBEW brothers. Dave was an avid fisherman. He belonged to the Rooster tail Fishing Club. He was passionate about gold panning and was a lifetime member of the Gold Prospectors Assn. A celebration of life will be held at the Rio Linda Community Center, 810 Oak Lane in Rio Linda, CA 95673 on November 8, 2014 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm. For family and Friends. Arrangements by Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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  1. As a Lineman, Dave and I were pole partners, IBEW brothers, and a friend. I remember Dave as always being happy and jolly. My condolences to his family, I know Dave will be missed.

  2. I will always remember Dave as a decent and caring person. He gave me encouraging words when they were needed most. His smile meant a lot. He will be missed by those who loved him most and his friends. God Bless him and his family.

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