Ronald Richard Williams
July 4, 1940 - May 1, 2012
Ronald Richard Williams 71, of Germantown, TN died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Methodist University Hospital. Ron was a Godly Christian and longtime member of Germantown Baptist Church and the Miller Sunday School Class. Originally from Bruceton, TN Ron graduated from University of Tennessee College of Engineering and Vanderbilt University where he received a Masters of Engineering. Ron was P.E. with The Reaves Engineering Firm until his retirement in 2009. He was well-known as an avid train enthusiast and toy train collector. He enjoyed sharing his train hobby with others.
He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Mary; twin brother, Donald Williams (Sandra) of Jackson, TN; sister, Barbara Lee (Jerry) of Hardy, AR; daughter, Christine Ramsey (Brett) of Carmel, IN; son, Scott Williams (Sabrina) of Cordova, TN. He also leaves 3 loving grandchildren: Maryrose, Caroline, and Grant and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 3rd at the Memphis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 4th, at the Memphis Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made benefiting the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association or Germantown Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.memphisfuneralhome.net. Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens 3700 N. Germantown Rd. 901-725-0100
Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 3, 2012