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Frederick D. “Fred” Williams III

April 9, 1938 - January 18, 2022

Frederick D. “Fred” Williams III, age 83, of Middletown, DE, formerly of Northfield, NJ, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

Born on April 9, 1938 in Norristown, PA, he was the son of the late Emma (Eley) and Frederick D. Williams, Jr. After graduating from Atlantic City High School in 1956, Fred proudly enlisted in the Coast Guard Reserve. While in the reserves, he worked with his father as a bricklayer. Fred went on to work for New Jersey Bell where he dedicated 33 years as an installer and repairman. A hard working man who was not one to sit still, he also worked as a transit bus driver for many years.

Fred enjoyed fixing and building all kinds of things. In his spare time, he and his wife, Barbara, spent many great times on the lake fishing and enjoyed going on cruises.

In addition to his loving wife of 60 years, Barbara (Raube) Williams, Fred will be dearly missed by his children, Diane Gehlhaus, Frederick D. Williams IV (Rebecca), and Anthony Williams (Angela); and his 6 grandchildren, Jenna, Taylor, Anthony, Jr., Zoe, Elena, and Sophia.    

 A memorial service will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Fred’s memory may be made to Connection Community Church by clicking here.

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4 Condolences for Frederick D. “Fred” Williams III

  • I love you so much … MORE Poppy! <3 You will forever be missed and thought about! FLY high my Angel! Xoxo

  • My deepest condolences to you all, remembering him from my childhood with fond memories

  • Fred will be missed by so many. We are proud to be included in the lives he touched. With love and condolences to his family…
    Doris and Al Whidden and JR Cline

  • My condolences to you and everyone in your family Fred!