Raymond Williams, Jr.
MADISON-Raymond Williams Jr., age 92, of Madison, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Meriter Hospital.
He was born on Dec. 7, 1924, the son of Ray and Gladys (Storey) Williams. Ray married Betty Dorman and together they enjoyed 70 years of marriage. He graduated from Madison East High School. Ray served in the Army and was proud of his military record, receiving two Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars. He participated in the landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day. Ray was a member of VFW Post 7591. He worked as a Postal Worker for USPS on Milwaukee St. Ray was an avid reader and hunter and enjoyed the casino slot machines. He enjoyed traveling, with his best travel experience ever being the Badger Honor Flight, with his son, Steve, in 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; children, Steven (Mary) Williams, Gregory Williams, Christine (John) Holler and Phillip Williams; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, LaRaine Dybevik and Karen (Jim) Schultz. Ray was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Richard Williams.
Funeral services will be held at ROSELAWN MEMORIAL PARK, 401 Femrite Dr., Monona, at 2 p.m., on Monday March 6, 2017. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Monday.
Memorials may be gifted in Raymond’s name to the charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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