The Life of Brian E Williams
Brian E. Williams, 60, formerly of Richmond Heights, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 7, 2014. Born in Quincy, Mass., his family moved to the Cleveland area in the mid 50''s. He attended Richmond Heights High School but was a graduate of Charles F. Brush High School. Brian was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He loved his family, warm sunny weather, playing monopoly, Ohio''s beautiful cardinals, the Cleveland Indians, and yes, the Cleveland Browns too. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jennilee; step-children, Steve and Amanda Gray; siblings, Anita (Herb) Campbell of St. Simons, Ga., Diane Blabolil of Kirtland and CJ (Nikki) Williams of Wickliffe; brothers and sisters-in-law, Polly (Jim) Hendrickson, Tom (Carol) Ralston, Kathy (Paul) Clancey and Robin Miller. He also leaves 24 loving nieces and nephews; 39 great-nieces and nephews; and one great-great niece; and many caring friends and the dearest of all, JP. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Dorothy Williams. Funeral service will be at 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Orlando-Donsante Funeral Home. Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Township. In lieu of flowers, please give back to our community and make a donation to the Cleveland Food Bank, 15500 South Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH 44110.