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Arthur E. Williams-Gilder

January 24, 1983 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 38)

Obituary

Arthur Eugene Williams-Gilder was born to Arthur E. Gilder and Tyna D. Williams at Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Arthur was the oldest grandson of Ivy D. Williams who precedes him in death.

As a child Arthur was affectionately known as "Fonzie". Arthur grew up and attended school in Indiana and Iowa. Due to his academic achievements and genius level I.Q. Arthur was invited to meet the President of the United States while in grade school. Arthur loved music, reading and writing. Arthur began writing his own rap songs at the age of 5. Arthur was a life-long learner with a passion for studying all religions and math. Arthur obtained his high school Equivalency Diploma at the age of 16. 

Arthur was preceded in death by his mother, Tyna D. Williams.

He leaves to cherish his memory father, Arthur E. Gilder, stepfather, Gregory D. Smith, sisters, Gena Gilder-Hill (Doug) and Tiana Thompson (Desmond), brothers, Jason Williams and Raymond Gilder. Arthur was closely raised with all his younger male cousins that he also considered his brothers. A special acknowledgement to his aunt Rachel Williams whom he lovely referred to as Mama Rachel as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Saturday
November 20, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Universal Ministries World Wide
1927 East 32nd street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Celebration of Life
Saturday
November 20, 2021

12:00 PM
Universal Ministries World Wide
1927 East 32nd street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Burial
Saturday
November 20, 2021

Sutherland Park Cemetery
4201 Millersville Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46205

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