Richard Williams

  • Born: March 19, 1933
  • Died: August 16, 2019
  • Location: Bristol


"Who Framed Roger Rabbit" animator...

Richard Williams, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" animation director, died Friday, August 16, 2019, according to multiple news sources. He was 86. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

Condolence & Memory Journal

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.

Posted by A friend   September 20, 2019


Posted by Valenda Newell - INDIANAPOLIS, IN   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.

Posted by A friend   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.

Posted by 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.

Posted by A friend   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.

Posted by A friend   August 21, 2019

Dear Williams Family:

You have my deepest condolences.

I really enjoyed Mr. Williams' work.

Posted by A friend   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.

Posted by A friend   August 20, 2019


Godspeed Richard, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us. Wonderful, wonderful memories....

Posted by Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ   August 20, 2019

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 !

Posted by Jennifer Frenkil - Hanover, PA - acquaintance   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

Posted by Kay Reckord Ames - Eureka, CA   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.

Posted by A friend   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.

Posted by BRY - CA   August 20, 2019


Posted by Ann Stokman - Greendale, WI   August 20, 2019

Posted by Ginger Gunter - Fall River, MA   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.

Posted by Sylvia & Calvin Leduc - Pitt Meadows, BC - coworker   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.

Posted by A friend   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.

Posted by A friend   August 19, 2019


Happy memories from Camp Pine Crest - best Woody Woodpecker a paddle ever had. RIP

Posted by reg morden - Knowlton, QC   August 19, 2019

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