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Zachary Williams

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Zachary Williams

Des Moines

Zachary Sheldon Williams, 35, passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 23, 2014.

Zak was born December 23, 1978, in Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and attended college in Eugene, OR. Zak was a very smart, well rounded person. He owned Habitats Energy Services in Bend, OR. His personality was magnetic and he had a huge group of friends. He loved the outdoors, his dogs, and music, especially the Grateful Dead. Zak had a huge heart, would go above and beyond to help people, and was a great friend to all. He was also a member of Plymouth Congregational Church.

Zak is survived by his mother, Teri Sheldon Reynolds (Bill Wheeler); his sister, Nicole Williams (Martin Gomez); his two nieces who meant the world to him, Terrayn Jackson and Giana Gomez; the love of his life, Renee Cawthorn; and their two dogs, Nama and Lily. He is preceded in death by his father, Danny Williams; his grandparents; and his first dog, Simon, whom he loved.

Services will be held at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 27 followed by burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Condolences may be expressed at

Published in Des Moines Register on June 25, 2014
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