In Memory

Ricky Williams

Ricky Williams

Ricky Williams, 49, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, on his job at Bluff City Mineral Company in Alton.

Born April 9, 1951, in Alton, he was a son of the late Leon and Eddie Mae (Mason) Williams.

A 1969 graduate of Alton High School, he was employed for nearly 30 years with Bluff City Mineral Company where he was a demolition blaster.

Surviving are three sisters, Wanda and her husband, Randall Miller of Seattle, Wash., Colleen Williams of Minneapolis, Minn., and Connie Williams of Alton; four brothers, Gary Williams of Chicago, Rudolph Williams and Anton Williams Sr., both of Alton, and Byron and his wife, Annette Williams of Godfrey; a cousin, Allan Mason of Edwardsville, six nieces and five nephews.

His grandparents, Thomas and Earlene (Barnett) Mason, a sister, Renee Williams, and an uncle, Curtis Mason, preceded him in death.

Services were held at Morning Star Baptist Church and burial followed in Upper Alton Cemetery.  Cathy M. Williams & Sons Funeral Home of Godfrey was in charge of arrangements.