Obituary: Anthony John Williams 1966 - 2014

Anthony John Williams

Anthony John Williams

Anthony John Williams of Camp Verde died on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.

He was 48 years old.

Tony was born on August 17, 1966 in Santa Ana, CA to Dan and Carla (Goode) Williams. He served his country in the Air Force. He later attended Yavapai College and received his AA degree. Tony was a retired Fire Captain, a certified Chaplin and a Paramedic with the Technical Rescue Team. He was a youth pastor and he enjoyed many outdoor activities including camping, rock climbing, mountaineering, target shooting and ammo reloading.

Tony was a beloved Dad, Grandpa, Brother and Son. He had a one of a kind personality and was witty and clever, caring and generous, friendly and heroic. He always shared Jesus everywhere he went. He will be missed by many.

Tony was preceded in death by his grandparents, Louise Thomas and John Cavatatio. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Betsy Williams of Camp Verde; his sons, Nick Williams of Cottonwood and Sean Williams of Camp Verde; his daughter, Katelyn Williams of Camp Verde; his brother, Michael (Val) Williams of Prescott Valley; his parents, Dan (Donna) Williams of Mexico and Carla (Bill) Goode of Prescott and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Emmanuel Fellowship church, 1580 E. Fir St., Cottonwood, with burial to follow at Middle Verde Cemetery in Camp Verde. Memorial donations in his name may be made to Sedona Verde Valley Firefighters Charities, PO Box 10422, Sedona, AZ 86339.

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