Obituary of Mark Reed Williams, Sr.
Mr. Mark Reed Williams, Sr., age 66, of Gloversville, passed away on Wednesday November 6, 2019 at Albany Medical Center after a brief illness.
He was born October 16, 1953 in Gloversville, the son of the late of Allen Israel and Cora Mae Dupree Williams. He served in the US Air Force and was later employed as a Material Handler by the former Washburn Dairy of Gloversville. He was an avid fan of Reggae and Motown music. Mark was well known for his voice, being the lead singer for the local band The Rivelles in his younger days.
Mark is survived by his son Mark Reed Williams, Jr., his wife Karen “Joy” Williams, his three step-daughters; Shannon Neeley(Tom Robbs), Raya Neeley (Christopher Parker) and JharmeNeeley, a grandson Reed, four step-grandchildren; Nikolaus, Isaiah, Mykayla and Zakary, a step great-grandson Jordan, his six siblings; Allen Israel, Jr. (Thelena), Herbert, Rex (Tammy), Jack, Jill, and Amy Lee Williams, his two half siblings; Matthew Standhart and Michelle Williams (Lawrence), along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.
He was predeceased by both of his parents Allen Israel Williams, Sr. and Cora Mae Dupree Williams.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00AM to 12:00PM, Monday November 11, 2019 at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville where a Funeral Service will follow at 12:00PM with his brother Allen Israel Williams, Jr. officiating.
Interment will take place immediately following the funeral service at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Kingsboro Ave, Gloversville.
Arrangements are entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.To send flowers to the family of Mark Williams, Sr., please visit Tribute Store