Shaun Cornell Williams, Sr., 56, of Newton, Kan., passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 3, 2021. Due to COVID, there will be a private service held by family members only. Shaun Cornell Williams, Sr., was born on June 13, 1965, to Richard and Phebia Williams. Shaun graduated from Newton High School and served in the Air Force. One of Shaun’s biggest accomplishments was being a father. He always wanted children and considered himself lucky to have a son. His son, Shaun Cornell Williams, Jr., called his father his best friend and still sees him that way. He was always there for his son through his ups and downs. Shaun was a huge Boston Red Sox and Dallas Cowboys fan. He loved talking about sports 24/7.
Shaun is survived by his parents, Richard and Phebia Williams; his brother, Richard Williams; his son, Shaun Cornell Williams, Jr.; his daughter-in-law, Nagihan Williams; and his grandson, Jaxton Ace Williams.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at 2nd Baptist Church in Newton.