Obituary: Memorial Services for Rabbiel Williams Announced


MONTCLAIR, NJ - Memorial services have been announced for Rabbiel Williams, 32, of Montclair.

He was killed in a two-car crash in Irvington on Friday, Dec. 16.

Services will be held on Friday, Dec. 23, at Christian Love Baptist Church in Irvington. The viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., with the funeral afterward at 830 Lyons Ave, Irvington, NJ 07111.

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Williams was pronounced dead at the scene when the Honda he was driving collided with a BMW in the 700 block of Springfield Avenue, according to a release issued by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.

The driver and passenger of the BMW were injured in the crash, who were treated at the hospital and released.

A Facebook page has been started in memory of Williams. The page includes information about where donations can be made to assist with expenses.

Williams is the son of Velma Gibson Williams and Steve Williams. He leaves behind four siblings, Khaliah Banks, Shailun Wade, LaToya Williams, and Sharif Williams.

The family is requesting prayers and love offering donations to assist with unexpected expenses due to this unforseen circumstance. The donations are needed to also assist with travel expenses via to

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prosecutor's Tip Line at 877-847-7432.

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