Williams, Richard L.
97, Air Force, World War II veteran, longtime airplane mechanic and ground crew chief at Wichita’s Boeing and Beech companies, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Jean (Reid) (Sikes) Williams. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Erma (James). Visitation with family will be at 1:00 pm, followed by Funeral Service will be at 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 1, 2018, both at Downing & Lahey West Mortuary. A private burial will follow at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, KS. Memorials have been established with Woodland United Methodist Church, 1100 W. 15th St. N., Wichita, KS 67203 and Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 S. George Washington Blvd., Wichita, KS 67210. Share tributes online at www.dlwichita.com