Ronald A. Williams Dies

Ronald A. Williams

Ronald A. Williams, affectionately known as “Fuddy,” a longtime taxi operator of TP-0027, died on Sunday, Jan. 12, at home in Tutu Valley.

The first viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held from 10-10:45 a.m., Friday, Jan. 31, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Smith Bay followed by a service at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Eastern Cemetery.

Ronald will be truly missed by his mother, Berneza E. Callender Williams; sisters: Golda E. Williams Hendricks, Nora M. Williams, Patricia E. Williams, Lovonne M. Williams Joshua, Lynda M. Williams Harrigan and Marie Simeon; brothers: Recardo A. “Yasha” Williams Jr. and Rueben Williams; brothers-in-law: Viggo Hendricks, Ian E. Williams, Laurence Joshua and Henry T. Harrigan; sister-in-law, Tashi McDonald Williams; and nieces: Nyasha Hendricks, Nataki Williams, Ishanna Williams, Nabinghi Williams, Destra Williams, Keffitta Williams, Niku Williams, Iquick Williams, Kheema Willis, Anika Willis, Ayanna Joshua, Shenelle Joshua, Cierra Joshua, Brianna C. Quintyne and Kayla M. Williams.

He is survived by nephews: Kareem Hendricks, Amal Williams, Netsa Williams, Nitsuh Williams, Akeen Williams, Arkilo Williams, Aubrey Gerard Jr., Omari Williams, Jehrel Williams and Iniko Williams; great nieces: Shanelle Hendricks, Aliya Hendricks, Bri’Elle Hendricks, Meyanie Williams, Maekaya K. Francis, Kenya E. Dillard, Angelica Henry, Trinity Durant and Alauna Petersen; and great nephews: Tafari K. Saddler, Jacob E. Lake Jr., Duane L. Holland Jr., Rahkeem E. Marsh, Armari Williams, Kayden Henry, K’Jahry Farrington, Kaylon Gerard, Kayden Gerard, Demetrius Durant, Ambrose Durant, Corey Bolton and Akin Harrigan.

He is also survived by niece-in-law, Theresa Thomas Gerard; uncles: Wilbur K. Callender, Caswill D. Callender and Rohlann L. Callender; aunts: Mercedes Callender Jurgen and Gloria Joseph (St. Croix); uncle-in-law, Albert Jurgen; aunts-in-law: Joyce Callender, Jacqueline Callender and Sarah Callender; and cousins: Curtis Callender, Martha Callender, Carmen Callender, Michelle Callender, Calvin Callender, Cassius Callender, Caswil M. Callender Jr., Monica Callender, Elizabeth Callender Johnson, Kennard Callender, Kheryn Callender, Lisa A. Callender Campbell, Richard Abraham, Robert Abraham, Kennard “Kirby” Callender, Hilarine Callender and Aldolph Callender.

Other survivors include special friends: Verdell Parson, Rita Farley, Beulah Joseph (snoring partner), Joseph A. Wade, Tasha Gumbs, Arlene and Cyril Sr.  Benjamin, Linda Demin (his favorite hair braider), Anthony Martin, St. Luke’s family, Jenelle Walters, Wakeba Henry, Elroy “Atama” Turnbull, Trina Allick and Tish Crisden; familes: Callenders, Williams, Abrahams, Paulus, Christians, Thomas and Lenhardt families; as well as other family members and friends too numerous to mention.