Alan Wayne Williams, age 59, passed away April 23, 2019. He was born on September 25, 1959 in Livermore, CA to Dick and Pat Williams. He grew up in Livermore playing baseball in Little League and going to Oakland A’s games.
He spent many days in the Sierras backpacking with his family, where he hiked and fished in wilderness areas. After graduating from Livermore High School in 1977, he spent a year in the California Conservation Corps, then had a brief stint in the U.S. Coast Guard. After receiving an AA degree from Diablo Valley College, he lived and worked in Switzerland and traveled around Europe in 1985.
After returning to the United States, he worked in a variety of fields, including food service, grocery and retail. He worked in Corvallis, OR, for 8 years working as a cook. Alan loved fishing and playing golf. His favorite golf course was Lake Shastina Golf Course in Weed, CA. He taught children to play golf at the First Tee in Pleasanton.
He is survived by his mother Pat, sister Bonnie McCarty and her husband Brian, brother Joe and his wife Maria, nephews and niece Patrick and Brent McCarty and Alex and Beth Williams. No services were held. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to NAMI Tri-Valley, www.nami-trivalley.org or The First Tee of the Tri-Valley, www.thefirstteetrivalley.org.