Richard "Dean" Williams, age 77, of Park Hills, KY passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. He bravely served our country in the Vietnam War as a member of the United States Army. He retired from Cedar Ridge Apartments, a family owned business where he became part of the family over the many years he worked there and will be dearly missed. Dean was preceded in death by his wife Haruko in 1984. He is survived by his sister, Louise Paterson and brothers, Frank and Eddie Williams. A burial service will take place on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at KY Veterans Cemetery North (Williamstown) with military honors. He was treated with great care and respect at the VA medical center. A donation in his memory to help other veterans can be made by mailing a check made payable to VA Medical Center at 3200 Vine St. Attn. Voluntary Services 135 Cincinnati, OH, 45220.