the life of

Richard John Edward Williams

08.06.1951 - 19.01.2021
Husband. Father. Pop. Brother. Friend.
Richard, known to many as Ric, was born in 1951 to Jean and Robert, brother to Jeanette. His life was shared with his wife, Desley, and his children, Shallon, Nikki, Alex and Taimi. While his beloved grandchildren, Ronan and Amelie, knew him as Pop. 

Ric held a Bachelor of Science in Pure and Applied Chemistry from UNSW as well as a Diploma of Environmental Studies from Macquarie University. He was a Research Scientist with over 45 years' experience with many colleagues and friends.

Ric was a man of many passions – cricket, rugby, golf and history to name a few.

Loved, missed and forever dear.
Due to COVID restrictions, attendance at the funeral service and wake will be by invitation only. The service will be live streamed.
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By invitation only
Castlebrook Memorial Park
712/746 Windsor Rd, Rouse Hill
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Wednesday, 27th January 2021
3:00pm in the Garden Chapel
Masks are encouraged to be worn when inside the chapel.


By invitation only
The Fiddler
Windsor Road &, Commercial Rd, Rouse Hill
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4:00pm in the Glasshouse
Access is via the rear car park where a staff member will greet you.
Food will be served. Drinks at own expense.

Donations in Memoriam

In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family have requested donations, in Ric's name, be made to any of the three charities below.
The Stroke Foundation
The Stroke Foundation partners with the community to prevent stroke, save lives and enhance recovery. We do this through raising awareness, facilitating research and supporting stroke survivors.
Diabetes Australia
Your donation will fund research for better treatments and a cure, help raise awareness of diabetes and provide national programs and services for people living with diabetes and those at risk.
Australian Prostate Centre
Your donation directly supports men fighting prostate cancer. Your donation will support research, education and clinical delivery to find better treatment, care and a cure.