David Williams passed away peacefully on Thursday September 28, 2023 in Sacramento, California. A loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, and brother, David was a Sacramento native and resident for most of his life. He attended local schools, graduating from Encina High School and California State University, Sacramento.
Born February 12th, 1958 to Robert and Carol Williams, David is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Martina Williams; his daughter Marilyn, sons Matthew and Paul, and grandson Andrés; his brother John and his wife Audrey Lyndon;, his uncle Ashley Harkness and his wife Kathy; his aunt Sara Topcu and her husband Ali; his nephews Nicholas Lyndon-Williams and Kenneth Lyndon-Williams; and his cousins Janet Harkness, Cynthia Harkness and Daniel Harkness.
David was an avid cyclist and a huge fan of cycling races, never missing watching all the legs of the Tour de France and La Vuelta. Two of his fondest memories were riding his bike in France and viewing the Omloop Het Nieubland in person in Belgium. He was a proud Eagle Scout and early in his life enjoyed extended backpacking trips in Northern California. Throughout his life, he enjoyed to travel, whether for work or pleasure. He especially enjoyed extended trips to Europe, where David and Martina spent time at their home in Montbron, France during retirement.
David worked at California State University, Sacramento before joining Intel in Folsom, where he worked for about 20 years before retiring.
Funeral services will be held in person on Saturday, October 14 at East Lawn Memorial Park (4300 Folsom Blvd), with viewing starting at 10am and the funeral service beginning at 11am.
The memorial service will also be livestreamed; please refer to David’s obituary page on the East Lawn website and join the livestream at the scheduled time. You may also join using this link: