Richard Drew Williams


    Richard Drew Williams of Sullivan, Missouri was born on November 7, 1960 in St. Louis, Missouri to Alfred Orlean and Betty Lee (Carr) Williams and passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the age of 58 years.


    He attended school in Ballwin and Camdenton, Missouri. His parents owned Mike’s Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri and Richard helped them in the store, on the fishing dock and renting boats.
    He served in the United States Navy in Hawaii and this is where he met and married Kitty Smith.
    Richard returned to the Lake area and worked as cook at Jackson Hole and several other area restaurants. He moved to Sullivan, Missouri a few years ago and remained here until his passing.
    He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rama and Alma (Lillard) Williams and Clifford Drew and Anna Victoria (Roam) Carr.
    He is survived by his son, Dean Williams of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; his parents, Alfred and Betty Williams of Sullivan, Missouri; one brother, Clifford Williams and wife Cindra of Sullivan, Missouri; two nieces, Melissa Hampton and husband Ben of Bourbon, Missouri and Lindsey Jasper and husband Ben of New Haven, Missouri; four great nieces and nephews, Thea and Rhett Hampton and Nolan and Landon Jasper; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019 at First Assembly of God in Sullivan, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the First Assembly of God in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Kyle Phillips officiating.
    Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Sullivan, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.