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David Williams

Apr 1st, 1951 - Sep 6th, 2020

Graveside Ceremony: 11 a.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Cisne Cemetery


   David Rand Williams, age 69, of Noble, Illinois, passed away Sunday morning, September 6, 2020, at Clay County Hospital in Flora, Illinois.

   Mr. Williams was born April 1, 1951, in Olney, the son of Herbert and Jaunita (Pittman) Williams.  He was united in marriage to Vera Christine “Chris” Staley on June 17, 1973, in Flora, and together they have shared 47 years of marriage.

   He owned and operated Noble Foods with his brother, Doyle, and friend and business partner Vickie Kessler in Noble, Illinois.  

   Mr. Williams is survived by his wife: Chris Williams of Noble; a son: Shawn (Stephanie) Williams of Noble; a daughter: Heidi (Jack) Cole of Olney; a sister: Vicki Williams of Noble; a brother: Doyle Williams of Noble; and 3 grandchildren: Isabelle, Gavin, and Sophia Williams.

   He was preceded in death by his parents.

   A graveside ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Cisne Cemetery.  Those attending are asked to arrive directly at the cemetery.  Arrangements are in the care of Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to a favorite charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted through the funeral home.  


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Rick and Trudy Stanford

September 7th

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ๐Ÿ™

Cheryl McCarty

September 7th

My heart is crying for you, Chris. Many, many prayers for peace for you and your family.

Pam Shaver

September 7th

May God be with all the family through this sorrow .David was a wonderful person and a awesome Boss .My thoughts and Prayers are with all the family .He will never be forgotten .

Kimp and Robin Jackson

September 7th

Sorry for your loss.

Fred & Betty

September 7th

Fred and I will be keeping the family in our prayers. So sorry to hear of your loss, but he is in a much better place, no more sickness or pain.

Stephanie Runyon

September 7th

Chris and family, my heart goes out to each of you! David was a great man who always had a smile on his face and would help anyone in need. May you cherish your precious memories forever. Love to all!!

Debbie Anderson

September 7th

So sorry for your loss Chris prayers for all of you.

Debbie Flexter

September 8th

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you during this time.

David Williams

September 7th

So sorry for your loss Chris!

Karen watkins

September 7th

We as the class of 69 are here for you

Gary & JoAnn Ernst

September 8th

Jason Carlyle

September 8th

Sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts.

Danny and Barb Hartleroad

September 8th

We are so sorry for your loss Your family is in our thoughts and prayers

Kitty Wendling

September 8th

Sorry for your are in my prayers!

John and Vicki White

September 8th

We're so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. Our deepest sincere condolences goes out to you all.

Peggy Shroyer Leigh

September 8th

May the Lord comfort you all in the many days ahead. Thoughts and prayers to you all.

Jennifer Melton-Cleghorn

September 8th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.

Faye and Wayne Harrison

September 8th

We are so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. He was one who always made us feel like we belonged in Noble. He will truly be missed.Prayers sent to the family.

Eric &Tresa Hundley

September 8th

Prayers for the family

Bernie Rusk

September 8th

Thoughts and prayers to Chris and the entire family during this difficult time, sorry for your loss.

Pat L. Prosser

September 8th

Know my prayers and thoughts are with all of the family. David was a good guy, always enjoyed visiting with him in the Store.


September 8th

So sorry for your loss Chris. I have so many fun memories from working at the store with David. Hugs and prayers

Linda (Lathrop) Douglas

September 8th

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of David. He was such a nice guy growing up. Such a kind man. My deepest sympathy to his family.

Mike and Sharon Gray

September 8th

Sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for all the family.

Bruce & Pat Lane

September 8th

Saddened by the news of your loss.. My heart goes out to you & your family.. You all will be in my thoughts & prayers...


September 8th

David was the start to my career. I was 15 years old when I started working for him at Noble IGA. He was a good kind hearted man.

Randa Moseley

September 8th

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dana Hosick

September 8th

Chris and family, Doyle and Vickie, and cousin Pennie, I am so sorry to learn of David's passing. I have many happy childhood memories of playing at Pennie's with David and Doyle when we were little that I will never forget. David was a good man and I pray for each one of you that God grants you peace and comfort during this time of loss.

Linn Wells

September 8th

So sorry!! Attended school with David, he was always such fun and a great friend. He will certainly be missed. Prayers for God's grace and comfort for you all!

Don and Vana Carlyle

September 8th

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Rachel Helms

September 8th

Doyle, I'm sorry to hear of your brother's passing. Please know we are keeping you in our thoughts. Rachel, Gabe & Natalie

Jeff Colclasure

September 8th

Sorry to hear of David's passing. May the God of all peace grant you peace at this time.

Lela Colclasure

September 8th

Praying for David's family.

Diana Iffert

September 8th

To the family of David I am so sorry for your loss. I went to West Richland School. David was a great guy. May God Bless you and many prayers to help with the pain of losing someone you love,

Sherry C

September 9th

Chris, Iโ€™m so sorry to learn of your loss. You and the family are in my prayers. Much love and many hugs

Robert and Leanna Snell Jr

September 9th

So sorry Chris !! You and your family are in my prayers !!


September 9th

So very sorry for your loss. May our God bless and keep you u all during the passing.. my prayer for all the family..

Mary Miller

September 9th

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May God Bless David and welcome him home.

nick deWeese

September 9th

Chris, so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers

Joe an Pam Harrell

September 10th

Words canโ€™t begin to express how sorry we are in Davidโ€™s passing. Iโ€™ve known him since l was a kid growing up with Penny. We had such fun times. I was so glad he chose one of my best friends to spend his life with. I know he is in a better place but it still does take away the pain of not seeing him again. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in the days ahead. ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’•

Gary W. Woods

September 10th

So sorry for your loss Chris. Please accept our condolences. Praying for peace and comfort for all family Members and friends.

Mike, Linda and Zach Bookwalter

September 10th

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

John Rodgers

September 14th

Sorry to hear of Daveโ€™s passing. I know he and Bob were best friends in hs and long after. Always engaged when you walked into the store.

jack williams

September 15th

So sorry to hear about David's passing.

Bill and Robin Ernest

September 16th

So sorry for your loss Chris. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family



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