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Gerald J. Williams

September 21, 1993 - July 2, 2021

Burial Date: July 14, 2021

Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 11:00 am. Public viewing from 10:00 am- 11:00 am. Service will be held at Colonial Funeral Home, located on 86 Circular Avenue, Hamden, Connecticut. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences maybe expressed at www.colonialfunerals.com

Gerald J. Williams, affectionately known to most as LJ, was born to Gerald Williams and Kimberly Graham, September 21, 1993 in New Haven, Connecticut. Gerald slipped away on Friday, July 02, 2021 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, Connecticut.

Gerald grew up in a Christian atmosphere. He knew that God was his savior and was excited about the Lord. He graduated from James Hillhouse School, located in New Haven, Connecticut. He was employed as a construction worker. He loved to draw, play basketball, dance, rap and last but not least, spend time with his family. Gerald (LJ) was blessed by the birth of his precious daughter, Serenity Renee Williams. She was the love of his life and such an awesome miracle!

Gerald was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Gerald Williams Sr., his maternal grandmother, Shirley Bentley and his great-grandfather, John Newkirk Jr.

He leaves to share his precious memories with:

(Father) Gerald Williams of  East Haven, CT; (Mother)  Kimberly Graham of Hamden, CT; (Stepmother) Tasha Suwarrow-Williams of  East Haven, CT; (Daughter) Serenity Renee Williams of New Haven, CT; (Grandmother) Pasty Williams of  New Haven, CT; (Grandparents) Elbert (Patricia Newkirk) Calhoun Jr. of Shorter, AL; (Great-grandmother) Bessie R. Newkirk of Wallace, NC; (Brothers) Jerome Graham of West Haven, CT; Michael Graham of New Haven, CT; Derek (Tiffany) Williams of  Meriden, CT; Taj Williams of  East Haven, CT. (Sister) Jennifer Graham of New Haven, CT; (Step-Brother) Denonte and Harold McKinney of Maryland. (Uncles) James A. Graham of West Haven, CT; Kenneth (Erica) Graham of Montgomery, AL; William (Krystal) Bentley of New Haven, CT. (Aunts) Sharon M. Merritt of Hamden, CT; Rachel (Sam) Rankins of West Haven, CT; Dorothy (Jeffery) Cloud of Hamden, CT and Sandra (Ernest) Suggs of Virginia.

Gerald J. Williams also leaves to share his memories with a host of great aunts, great uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.

Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 11:00 am. Public viewing from 10:00 am- 11:00 am. Service will be held at Colonial Funeral Home, located on 86 Circular Avenue, Hamden, Connecticut. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences maybe expressed at www.colonialfunerals.com