Richard Williams
1933 - 2019
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Richard Williams was the pioneering animation director on the 1988 movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” The feature film was one of the first to effortlessly blend live actors with animated characters. Williams won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects on the film, and also a Special Achievement Academy Award. Williams created many title sequences for movies including two of Peter Seller’s “Pink Panther” films.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Aug. 19, 2019.
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September 20, 2019
I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his artistic expression and his contribution to the film industry. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of sorrow.
August 21, 2019
Valenda Newell
August 21, 2019
We are saddened for the loss of your dearly beloved Husband and Father. May the God of tender mercies and all comfort be with you all during this most difficult time.
August 21, 2019
Deeply saddened for your loss. Mr. Williams great animated work will long be remembered. May the God of comfort and peace strengthen you during this difficult time.
JE Sowell
August 21, 2019
May you find strength from the love and care that surrounds you and comfort in the memories that you shared. Please accept my sincere condolences.
August 21, 2019
Who Framed Roger Rabbit was one of my favorite movies of all times. Mr. Williams was an animation genius before his time. He will be missed! My sincere condolences to the Williams family. May the God of all comfort provide you all the strength to cope with your loss.
August 20, 2019
Dear Williams Family:

You have my deepest condolences.

I really enjoyed Mr. Williams' work.
August 20, 2019
I am truly sorry about the passing of your loved one. May God strengthen your family during this time of loss. Deepest sympathies.
August 20, 2019
Godspeed Richard, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us. Wonderful, wonderful memories....
Harry Simpson
August 20, 2019
May Jesus Christ hold you within HIs most SERENE Peace forevermore, Richard Williams !
God Bless You , each of the casts of Pink Panther at this most sorrowful time ! Since my Babyhood, Pink Panther was ALWAYS one of my favorite characters ! May his family find solace within each others memories of him forevermore !
My deepest sympathy to you, the Williams family at this most sorrowful time , God Bless All of You !

Jennifer Frenkil
August 20, 2019
Very sorry to read of Mr. Williams passing. What a genius he was and I absolutely loved Roger Rabbit. His legacy will live on. RIP
Kay Reckord Ames
August 20, 2019
What a cool job. Sometimes we dont appreciate all the work and talent that went behind a finished work. Again, very cool how Mr Williams put real life characters with animations. My condolences to the family for your loss. May you feel our Heavenly Fathers comfort as you think about the hope found in His Word.
August 20, 2019
Roger Rabbit was one of my favorite animations of all time. So very sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Williams. May the family be strengthened by the God of comfort who supplies the power you need to endure the loss in your life.
August 20, 2019
Ann Stokman
August 19, 2019
Thanks for you're years of animation, and hard work fans appreciate it
Ginger Gunter
August 19, 2019
We are very sad to hear that Dick has passed away. Dick was a wonderful person to work for, a leader/genius in the animation industry and was constantly an inspiration to both of us. We offer Mo, Alex and all of Dicks family our sympathy and condolences. Dick will forever be in our hearts and his animation knowledgeable will be a constant guide to the animation industry for future generations. May he Rest In Peace.
Sylvia & Calvin Leduc
August 19, 2019
Very talented animator with a timeless body of work. Sincere condolences go to the friends and family. May you find comfort and peace through the memories shared and your faith.
August 19, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Losing our loved ones is never easy but may the love of people that surrounds you soften your grief. May you continue to throw all your burden on to God because He cares for you.
August 19, 2019
Happy memories from Camp Pine Crest - best Woody Woodpecker a paddle ever had. RIP
reg morden
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