Stanley Eugene Williams
  • 79 years old
  • Date of birth: Jun 1, 1933
  • Place of birth:
    Alliance, Nebraska, United States
  • Date of passing: Jan 6, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Yuma, Arizona, United States
Let the memory of Stanley be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Stanley Williams. 

Stanley Eugene Williams was born in Alliance, Nebraska on June 1, 1933. He graduated from Grants Pass High School and continued on to receive a degree from the University of Oregon.

Stan enjoyed life until at the young age of 79 he passed away in his home in Yuma, AZ on January 6, 2013. 

Stan is survived by the love of his life, Judy, who he shared greater than 30 years of love.  They were married just short of 30 years starting on January 15th 1983.  Stan is also survived by his daughters Denise, Diana, and Teresa, and his sons Darryl and Douglas.

Stan last worked as a GED Examiner for the Arizona Western College.  Stan worked for 6 years passionately encouraging students, from all walks of life, to further their education after they passed their GED. Stan enjoyed reading books, playing cribbage, sudoko, and billiards. He loved mathematics, and was an avid woodworker who created many beautiful works of art for his family and friends. Stan was rarely seen without a smile on his face.

The family wishes to thank friends and family for your loving support and a special thanks to neighbors Len and Dee Lahonda for their devoted care over the last several months.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the American Cancer Society, http://www.cancer.org/.

A celebration of the life of Stanley Williams will be held from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Yuma First Assembly, 3000 S. Avenue B, Yuma, AZ 85364. Paula Milner of Yuma First Assembly will be officiating.  

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Lorraine Enos on 6th January 2018

"Can't believe its been five years since you left Stan.  Sure miss your great smile and visiting with you when we arrive here in Yuma for the winter.  I know you are pain free now and with the Lord and loved ones that have gone before, so will look forward to the day when we all see you again"

This tribute was added by Lorraine Enos on 2nd June 2017

"Wish you were here Stan to celebrate your birthday.  We miss you and your great smile.  But, know you are now whole and no more pain and suffering and will see you again."

This tribute was added by Eleanor Sayles on 7th January 2017

"I think about Stan often and miss his words.   He always made me think outside the box. I wonder what he would say about our America today.  I don't miss the job but I sure do miss the Math Man!  Keep an eye out for us down here."

This tribute was added by judy williams on 6th January 2017

"This is the 4th year anniversary of my wonderful husbands death.  I miss him more today than ever.  Stan was the most wonderful human being I ever knew.   He was loving, kind, considerate and never had a bad word to say about anyone.   He was always smiling and I consider myself so lucky to have had the honor of being his wife for the years that I did.  Rest in peace my love."

This tribute was added by Lorraine Enos on 6th January 2017

"I miss Stan and his great smile, was a great neighbor here in Yuma, I went to high school with him also in Oregon, lived here for 4 years before realizing he lived two doors up from us.  Just was a wonderful person & is greatly missed.  Judy and I have become good friends so still feel like he is still with us."

This tribute was added by Jim Rogers on 3rd June 2015

"Thoughts prayers and love to Judy and all of Stan's friends and family. You are certainly missed!!"

This tribute was added by Eleanor Sayles on 3rd June 2015

"Stan met my 1st Grandson 8 yrs ago.  We decided then that he will love MATH.  He really loves it. I will remind him that he met a really man that was so smart  on math.   I will also  remind him that he had lots of lesson for all of us to learn.  I do miss him so much.  

This tribute was added by Lorraine Enos on 2nd June 2015

"Stan was such a kind, good sweet man.  I went to high school with him, I didn't know him, but, knew who he was.  Was neighbors for 4 yrs here in Yuma before realizing we were school mates, then became friends, always enjoyed visiting with him and Judy, always made you feel so welcome, like family. Loved his smile & gentle nature.  The last time I heard from him thru an email, told me he had brain surgery, said I would pray for him, he said, 'prayers accepted'. Bless his heart, I truly miss him, seeing him drive by and waving.  He was a very special man & feel it was an honor to know him."

This tribute was added by Valerie Gilbert on 17th January 2013

"Judy, my heart is absolutely broken for you and your family.  I didn't know Stan, but I know how much you loved him and that he brought a lot of joy and happiness to your heart and life.  In seeing these pictures and reading about him, I can tell that he was a tremendous and wonderful person.  He is with you Judy - he always will be.  And he will always love you.  Lots of love to you."

This tribute was added by Yola Fettinger on 15th January 2013

"Dear Judy,   Bob and I send our deepest sympathy on the passing of Stan.   We remember Stan as a man who could talk about any subject that would come up.  He was a very good host when we visited you in Yuma at your home and we thank you for that.    Love, Bob and Yola"

This tribute was added by Peggy Weeks on 14th January 2013

"Stan was a wonderful caring gentleman in every sense of the word.  I worked with him through his GED Examiner activities.  He cared so much for all of our GED family.  On behaf of the many lives that he impacted so deeply with his kindness and gentle humor, I extend my sympathy to those who loved Stan.  He will be deeply missed."

This tribute was added by Cathy Nagy on 13th January 2013

"Although I only met Stan a few times and didn't really know him, the attached photo tribute speaks to the man he was and the many happy times you all shared together.  Our condolences to the family."

This tribute was added by diana miller on 12th January 2013

"My Daddy,(Stan), Was the Best Daddy in the Whole World!!! I told Him Often, how Very Much I Loved Him! He always gave Me the Biggest & Best Hugs! I'am so grateful that He found My Stepmom, Judy! They were the Love of each others Lives!!! I got 2 of the Best stepbrothers from it too, they treated Him like gold!! I Miss You So Much Daddy,RIP"

This tribute was added by Beverly Kuhn on 11th January 2013

"My prayers are with Judy at this sad time.  I understand what she is going thriough. If she needs a friend to talk to I am available. Much love, Bev"

This tribute was added by John Manning on 11th January 2013

"So sorry to hear about Stan's passing.  It was a pleasure meeting him.  I remember a few fun Chargers games together! I enjoyed talking to him at the tailgates and the holiday and birthday gatherings. He was just a nice guy all around.  Myself and the rest of the Manning family send our heartfelt condolences."

This tribute was added by Jim Rogers on 10th January 2013

"We are so saddened to learn of Stan's passing. Always the gentleman with a twinkle in his eyes and a soft spot in his heart. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers and we wish you comfort during this difficult time. With heavy hearts, Jim, Tina and Family"

This tribute was added by Rene Pack on 10th January 2013

"Stan, you always brightened my day. I will miss you a great deal. Your smile, your laugh, your wonderful voice.
My thoughts and prayers go to Stan's family. I know it must be hard but he is with you always. Memories are the greatest treasure.
Love to all."

This tribute was added by Cliff Singer on 10th January 2013

"Although I only met Stan a few times, I still remember his great smile and personality and his ever present adoration for his lovely wife, Judy.
Judy, my deepest sorrow for your loss, Cliff"

This tribute was added by Jan Owens on 9th January 2013

"We didnt know Stan very well, but we did meet him at Darryls house from time to time, in the past 30 years we've know Darryl. I did know that he wasnt just a step father, he was most likely more than that, and alot of his greatness and charm did rub off onto Darryl and made him the man he is today. I consider my stepfather,my father, and sure Darryl did too. Love & Prayers, P&J"

This tribute was added by Ann Marie Mendrala on 9th January 2013

"Ted and I knew Stan as a great fun loving man.  He was always smiling or laughing (as Linda C. said) and funny too.  We will miss him at your get togethers.  Our best to the family.  I know he will be around in spirit and guidance.  Peace and love."

This tribute was added by Linda Camero on 9th January 2013

"There was never a time when I saw Stan that he wasn't smiling or laughing.  His love for his family and friends was with him everywhere he went.  I always enjoyed our conversations during his visits to San Diego.  The special celebrations will not be the same without you Stan.  May you rest in peace, my friend.  xoxo"

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This memorial is administered by:

Alicia Fettinger
Darryl Symonds
Tammy &Doug Symonds

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Darryl Symonds


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