Patrick Ryan Williams, 51, of Canon City, passed away April 5, 2017. He was born in Leadville, Colorado on December 27, 1965 to Bert and Phyllis (Smith) Williams. He lived in many different places, including Germany, due to working a variety of different jobs. A Veteran of Operation Desert Storm, Patrick served in the United States Army for nine years and was a Sergeant with the Colorado Department of Corrections, where he worked for 20 years. On August 1, 2002, Patrick married Geneva Smith. The couple moved to Canon City from Buena Vista in 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva; children, Ryan (Taren) Williams, Bert (DeeDee) Williams, Edye (Garett) Gover; eight grandchildren; siblings, Mike Williams, Brenda Aylor; numerous extended family members and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Gayle Ahrens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patrick’s name to the CPO Foundation, P.O. Box 348390 Sacramento, CA 95834-8390.