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Rhaunal Carl Williams

March 27, 1944 — November 29, 2023

Gilmer,Tx

Rhaunal Carl Williams

Rhaunal Carl Williams, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend, passed away on November 29, 2023, in Longview, Texas. He was born on March 27, 1944, in Gilmer, Texas to Herman and Nora Juanita Williams. Rhaunal was well-known for his kind heart and friendly nature.

Rhaunal served his country with honor and dedication as a member of the 212th K-9 unit in the Army. He bravely fought for the freedom we all cherish. His military service defined his character and instilled in him a strong sense of duty.

Outside of his military service, Rhaunal had a deep passion for his family. He cherished every moment spent with them and created everlasting memories. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Earnestean Williams; son Donald Williams (Vikki) of Gilmer; daughter Miranda Loyd (James Jr) of Gilmer; brothers: L.D. Williams (Marilyn) of Gilmer; Billy Williams of Gilmer; Ricky Williams (Sherry) of Gilmer; sister Hulene Musick of Gilmer; 5 grandchildren Chelsey Davis (Tyler), Morgan Randolph (Patrick), Shelby Smith (Nick), Jacob Boothe, and Zaydi Loyd. Rhaunal's face would light up with pride whenever he was surrounded by the laughter and love of his grandchildren. They were his pride and joy.

Rhaunal had the pleasure of witnessing six great-grandchildren: Cambree, Riley, Carson, Hunter, Isabelle, and Stetson, he adored each of them.

Aside from his dedication to family, Rhaunal had several hobbies that include spending time outdoors camping, fishing and enjoyed attending church services.

There will be a visitation Saturday, December 2, 2023, starting at 12:00pm at Concord Baptist Church, following the visitation, there will be a funeral service at Concord Baptist Church in Gilmer starting at 1:00pm with Brother Clay Potter officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Gilmer.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to Concord Baptist Church.



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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, December 2, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central (no DST) time)

Concord Baptist Church Cemetery

3629 Dahlia Road, Gilmer, TX 75644

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central (no DST) time)

Concord Baptist Church Cemetery

3629 Dahlia Road, Gilmer, TX 75644

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