Richard Williams was born May 15, 1955 to his parents who proceeded him in death the late Charles W. Williams and late Grace Williams. Richard attended Boston Public Schools and graduated from Boston English High School with honors. Richard would go on to attend Boston State Teachers College. Richard would later go on to supervise the landscaping team at Wentworth Institute where he showcased his artistic and creative abilities as a landscaper. Richard loved his family and was always the go to person for his siblings and relatives whenever a mathematic or english homework problem arose. He had a green thumb and took pride in caring for his mothers' landscaping of her yard and his beautiful tomatoes that he planted and nurtured every year.
Richard is survived by his one and only son Khalif Nelson of Boston, Massachusetts, whom he loved dearly and would often brag about how great his son was doing in his life. He is also survived by two sisters Millie Williams of Boston, MA, Diana Williams of Boston, MA, two brothers James Williams of Boston, MA and Ernest Williams (Leice Banks) of Norwood, MA, 3 nephews, Tarick Williams, Benjamin Williams, Wesley Williams all of Boston, MA, 1 niece, LaShanda Banks of Dedham, MA, one childhood friend Odell Robinson of Boston, MA and a host of relatives, cousins, and friends far and near.
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