Brian Peter Williams 58, born to Robert Francis Williams and Agnes Patricia Jonaitis on April 15, 1961, has gone on to his eternal home in early July of 2019.
Brian was a man of great wit and humor. He loved a good laugh, and enjoyed sharing it. He came from a close knit family and grew up in Waukegan, Illinois, his birthplace.
He was a lover of words, books, prose and adventure. The outdoors were a calming soothing respite for Brian, and he loved hiking, biking and exploring the mountains in Colorado.
Family often received phone calls from Brian sharing his poetry, and news of his interests and activities. He liked to follow in the footsteps of the “Beat Poets” like Ginsburg and Ferlinghetti. Family listened and enjoyed his ability to express himself in this medium.
Brian remained single and enjoyed his private life. Coming from a large family with 9 older siblings he enjoyed companionship and communicating with them.
Brian most recently worked for a Denver area trucking company transporting heavy equipment to work sites.
Brian was a generous man, who lived simply and shared with others He enjoyed his old cars, vintage actually, keeping them in good running order.
Brian is preceded in death by his parents: Robert F. and Agnes P. Williams, his brothers: William Patrick and Paul David, his niece Elizabeth K. Vigardt, and his nephew Caleb M. Williams.
Surviving siblings are: Robert F. Williams Jr. (Beverly) of Weed California, Thomas J. Williams (Gwen) of Waukegan, Illinois, Donald E. Williams of Waukegan, Illinois, Kathryn A (Vigardt) (Joel) of Zion, Illinois, Janice M. (Jonaitis) of Zion, Illinois, John A. Williams of Savanna, Illinois, Jeffery A. Williams of New Lenox, Illinois, and Mary A. Williams of New Lenox, Illinois. Several nieces and nephews: Robert F. Williams III (Stephanie) of Westminster, Colorado, Heather Bishop (Erick) of Colorado Springs, August Williams of Morenci, Arizona, Lucas Williams (Zuzi) of Libertyville, Illinois, Barbara Lichtenauer (Jay) of Antioch, Illinois, Aaron Vigardt (April) of Conover, North Carolina, Christopher Vigardt (Rachael) of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Danielle (Sean) Vandenbergh, of New Lenox, Illinois. Grand nieces and nephews as well.