David Eugene Williams died May 7 in Binghamton, N.Y. He was 51.

He was a beloved husband, son, brother, father, uncle and friend to many.

He was born in Towson, Md. and raised in Plainfield, N.J. He was passionate about family, music and returning as often as he could to the Vineyard, where he had spent many happy summers at Coleman Corners in Oak Bluffs. His work as a peer counselor at Catholic Charities was his greatest joy. He believed in giving back to his community, and will always be remembered with love and warm memories for his sense of humor, insight and sweet soul.

David is survived by his wife Angela; stepson Blake; mother Jocelyn Coleman Walton and stepfather Duncan Walton; brother Kyle Williams,; sisters Roni Young and her husband Wayne and Wendy Douglas and her husband Bill; stepbrothers Brian Walton and his wife Sylvia and Steven Walton and his wife Angela; stepsisters Janet Walton and her husband Miguel and Deborah Bredehorst and her husband Eric; godmother Odaris Jordan; and many loving cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Artie B. Williams.

Due to Covid precautions, private celebrations of life will be held in Binghamton, N.Y. and Oak Bluffs.

Donations can be made to Catholic Charities of Broome County, 232 Main St, Binghamton, N.Y. 13905 or to Peer Recovery Support Center (MVCS), 111 Edgartown Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.