Richard Scott Williams

Richard “Dick” Williams age “63” of Friendship, WI passed away Monday, January 27, 2020, at home 62 years and 360 days after being born on January 31, 1957, to Carol (Long) Pedracine. Carol married Bob Williams & he adopted Dick.

He grew up in Madison, WI. Even in his younger days, Dick enjoyed the open road. From 42 years driving his “18 Wheeler’ to letting his hair blow in the wind riding his Harley. On June 17, 1993, Dick married the former Maggie Schwab. They drove cross country for 11 years with their dogs Cali & Shifter. Dick loved spending time on their land in Colorado and UTV’ing. He enjoyed NASCAR, Brewers, GB Packers, Golf and being “JAD” at Spot in the Woods raffles. He was a member of the Monroe Prairie ATV/UTV Club and a supporter of ABATE of WI. He was a WI Motor Carrier Safe Driver and will be receiving a 12year award with Sparhawk Trucking. He enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters & seeing what wonderful young ladies, they are becoming. Dick loved being around family & friends & making them laugh with his unique sense of humor. Dick will be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him.

Dick is survived by his wife Maggie, son Craig (Liz Appino) Schwab, granddaughters Gabriella & Vivian, mother Carol Pedracine, siblings Matthew (Jill) Williams, Marilyn Williams, Trace (Mark) Leavitt Michael (Jenifer) Williams, Melissa (Bob) Arnold, in-laws Ann (Rob) Sullivan, Jerilyn Miller, Joseph Lustgraaf, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins. His dog Toby & his turtle Norton.

He was preceded in death by his father Robert Williams, his stepfather Robert Pedracine, his father & mother in law Al & Eunice Schwab, sister in law Dianne Lustgraaf & brother in law Michael Schwab.

Per Dick’s wishes, there will be a Celebration of his Life at Spot in the Woods, Friendship, WI from 12noon to 4pm on Saturday, February 29, 2020 (Leap Day).

The family would like to thank Agrace Hospice, Dr. Brogunier, and UW Clinic & Hospital and all family & friends that gave up their time to help Dick & Maggie when they needed it the most.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Agrace Hospice or Adams County Humane Society.

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  1. Allen Baumgartner Family says:

    Sorry for your loss 🙏 Maggie & Family ,Dick was a good guy and will be missed.

  2. Sandy Rogers says:

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you,Maggie and family.

  3. Mark Urfer says:

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  4. Tom Brandt says:

    Maggie, we are just devastated at the loss of a great guy. Tom always talks about meeting Dick for the first time at your wedding reception on Lake Waubesa. Rode his motorcycle into the park, sat down on a bench, and Dick came over and invited him to the party. We will miss him. Tom and Sharon

  5. Nancy Bauer says:

    Sorry for your loss Maggie and family! Sending you love and hugs from Colorado. He sure will be missed!
    Nancy and Tim

  6. Barb (Bosold) Gaffney says:

    Sending my love & condolences to Dick’s family at this sad time. Cherish the memories ….

  7. Linda Widmar says:

    Maggie so sorry for your loss. Keep the great memories close to your heart.

  8. pammy , Sarah and Jade says:

    Hugs and Prayers to you Maggie.

  9. Ray and Cheri Witz says:

    Ray and I send our love and prayers to you Maggie, in this very sad time.

  10. Bruce and kathy hall says:

    Maggie, so sorry for your loss .remember the good times ..