Dillon “Claude” Williams, born in Union City, Tennessee, a resident of Milford and a former resident of Detroit, died peacefully on November 26, 2019 following complications of Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Dillon was a proud Vietnam War Veteran, a Detroit City Police Officer for over thirty years and a member of the Warthogs Motorcycle Club.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Williams; her children, Chad (Christina) Szopjak and Debra Szopjak; grandchildren, Francesca and Nathan; his brother, Kenneth (Angel) Williams; his sister, Janet (Lee) Smith, as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dillon Lee and Lillie Mae Williams. Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford on Sunday, December 1, 2019 from Noon to 8PM, with a Rosary and time of sharing in the afternoon.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1955 E. Commerce St., Milford on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11 AM, with visitation beginning at the church at 10:30 AM. Burial Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Monday, 1:30 PM. A luncheon will follow.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the MDS Foundation, 4573 South Broad St., Suite 150, Yardville, NJ 08620.
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