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Weldon Farris Williams

Birth Date: August 12, 1926
Death Date: November 1, 2016

Weldon “Willie” Williams was born and raised in Harrison, Arkansas. Weldon was the oldest of nine children.
He came to California with his Dad around 1940. He has been a resident of California for the past 65 years. Weldon was preceded in death by his father Ray, mother Floy, brothers Wilburn, Wesley, Glen and sisters Bea and Shirley and son David.
He is survived by brothers, Darryl of Weed, CA, Gaylon of Oregon and Larry of Sacramento,CA. He also leaves to cherish his memory daughters Deanna of Rancho Cordova, Anita of Elk Grove and son Jerry of Sacramento,eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. He is also preceded in death by his lady friend Joy Miller; they lived together for 35 years. Weldon and Joy loved to square dance and belonged to a dance club for many years. Weldon loved to travel and often took road trips in the summer to Arkansas. He loved life and loved to stay busy.
Weldon was a volunteer fireman for the Elverta Fire Dept. He retired from the Teamsters Union after 35 years being a truck driver. After retirement he decided to go to work for Elverta School District driving a School Bus. He even drove limousines for a while, saving up his tips for a fishing trip with his son David and a couple of friends.
He will be missed by all who knew him.

Rio Vista Cemetery
1016 Hwy 12 Rio Vista, CA 94571
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Memorial Service
November 18, 2016
1:00 pm
Sacramento: Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes Main Chapel
4701 Marysville Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95838
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  1. I've known "Willie" since 1962 – he's been like a father to me. I lived in Elverta while raising my own children & he was driving bus for the school. My boys "tried" to get away with things like normal boys do- Willie always made them mind their maners.
    Oh how he loved to tease me – I can still remember his good hearted laugh. Willie was a very sweet man. Lots of memories, especially him racing to a fire call in his El Camino – as kids we always thought it was pretty cool to see him coming around the corner on two wheels. I have been blessed to have known him for so long!
    Rest In Peace Willie:heart:

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