2006-02-16 / Obituaries

Walter D. Williams II, 84

Walter D. Williams II, 84, of Hamilton Avenue died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006 at Village House in Newport. He was the husband of the late Grace M. (Nobile) Williams for 31 years.

Born in Newport, he was a son of the late Walter D. and Pearl (Cavender) Williams. He was a graduate of Rogers High School. Mr. Williams was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II.

He was the manager and shipwright for Wharton Shipyard in Jamestown and had worked for the Jamestown School Department before retiring in 1989.

He was a member of the Jamestown VFW Post 9447 and the Newport Rifle Club. He was a former Boys Scout and Sea Scouts leader.

He is survived by one son, Walter D. Williams III of Coventry; two daughters, Grace M. Sisson of Wood River Junction, and Nancy L. Champlin of Denver, Colo.; a sister, Mary Jawor of Jamestown; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. He was the brother of the late Euguanie Fudala.

His funeral service will be held Friday, Feb. 17, at 11a.m. in the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Rd., North Kingstown. Burial with military honors will be in St. Mark Cemetery, Jamestown.

Visiting hours are today, Feb. 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Jamestown Emergency Medical Services, P.O. Box 8, Jamestown, RI 02835, will be appreciated.

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