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Richard "Dick" Williams

April 19, 1927 — October 31, 2020

Richard “Dick” Allen Williams, Sr., of Big Cabin, passed from this life on Saturday, October 31, 2020 in Pryor, Oklahoma. He was born on April 19, 1927 in Tulsa, Oklahoma; the son of Everett and Katy (Edens) Williams. Dick faithfully served our country in the United States Army and is a World War II Army Veteran. He served over 20 years with the Tulsa Fire Department as a Captain. Dick and his wife Paula spent 56 years together, and have 5 children; Richard, Robert, Barbara, Darlene, and Donna. Dick was a farmer and cattleman who enjoyed growing his crops of all kinds and taking care of his livestock. He also was a musician and could play all instruments. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who leaves behind many wonderful memories for his family to cherish.

Graveside services for Dick will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at the Military Cemetery in Pensacola, Oklahoma with Pastor Bill Bush officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday evening at Shipman’s Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.

Dick is survived by his wife, Paula, of the home; sons, Richard Williams, Jr. of Adair, and Robert Williams of Skiatook; daughters, Barbara Krauser of Pensacola, Darlene Dobbs of Pryor, and Donna Willyard of Adair; brothers, Everett Williams of Tulsa; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Katy; and sister, Larue Sherrel.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, November 2, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Shipman's Funeral & Cremation Service

1204 NE 1st St, Pryor, OK 74361

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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