Sherman Morris Williams: ‘Real Quick to Help Those in Need’
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Sherman Morris Williams. Born October 3rd 1932 in Fortuna California to Morris and Edith Williams, peacefully passed away in his sleep on April 26th 2018 into the arms of the Lord. Sherman grew up in Eureka, California where he attended Eureka city schools until graduating from Eureka High. Shortly after he graduated he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps. He served his country well and with pride. He recieved metals for 3 Major Battle Campaigns and was discharged with honors in 1954. After his return home he married his first wife and had 4 children. He worked at Georgia Pacific until he divorced his wife and drove trucks. He drove many types of trucks for 53 years, but he had a real love for hauling logs. Within those years he met and married the love of his life, Wanda “June” Williams gaining a daughter and having a son of their own. He spent 36 beautiful years with his beloved wife until she passed in 2008. Sherman was full of life to the very end. He passed just after finding out he’s gonna be a great grandpa and feeling his great grandaughter move inside her momma’s belly. He was an amazing man, a great dad, and a one of a kind Papa! He was great at learning from his mistakes and giving his wise words to those who had an ear to listen. Always generous and a positive influence. He was always real quick to help those in need doing whatever he could to help. Sherman Morris Williams is proceeded in death by his parents, Morris and Edith Williams, His sister Zua Pederson, His brother Tom Williams, The Love Of His Life June Williams, and many others.
He is survived by his Last Living sibling, Ted Williams, His six children, Greg & Debra Williams, Elise & Michael Hamb, Mathew & Marci Williams, Sean & Caroline Williams, Brenda & Nathan Firestone, William & Ariel Williams, His 21 grandkids and 14 great grand kids with one on the way. He will Forever be Missed and Never Forgotten. We love you and will see you again Papa!