Sidney Williams

Sidney Williams, 74, formerly of Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Manor Care Davenport.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Pastor Annabell Blegen, Pastor Terry Warnstaff, and Reverend Art Blegen will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Iowa VA Health Care System. Online condolences may be made at

Sidney was born on October 17, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Lucues and Berniece Williams Williams.

Sidney was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Germany. In 2018, he retired from Communication Data Services in Wilton. He was also a part time bartender. Sidney was a member of the Bethel A.M.E. Church in Muscatine. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, riding his bicycle, playing cards, and playing pool. Sidney was an avid bowler. He was a big fan of the Chicago Cubs, Bulls and Bears. Sidney loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his four brothers, Lucius Williams and his significant other, Linda Dillard, Eugene Williams and his wife, Cindy, Ronald Williams and his wife, Charlotta, all of Muscatine, and Alan Williams of Rock Island, Illinois; five sisters, Genevieve Hale and her husband, Chester, of Royal Oaks, Michigan, Annabell Blegen and her husband, Art, of Moline, Illinois, Mary Ann Warnstaff and her husband, Terry, Carol Williams, and Denise Williams and her significant other, Morris Nunn, all of Muscatine; one aunt, Dr. Shirley McBay of California, and several nieces and nephews.

Sidney is preceded in death by his parents; one niece; two nephews; and one great nephew.