Samuel David WILLIAMS

Of Torquay

Formerly of Warrnambool

Passed away as a result of a swimming accident while on holidays with friends in Vietnam on October 11, 2023

Adored and loving son of Joanne and David

Loved brother of Hayley, Lil, Belle, Olivia

and brother-in-law of Jacob and Jacques

Proud uncle of Harvey, Henry and Eleanor

Loved grandson of Adrian & Jantina van Meggelen, Pat Williams, and Gerard (dec.) Williams

We thank God for our 26 wonderful years together



Family and friends of SAMUEL are invited to a Memorial Service to celebrate his life at the New Life Christian Church, 41 Bromfield Street, Warrnambool on FRIDAY (November 3) commencing at 2.00p.m.

Private prior burial

The service will be livestreamed via the New Life Christian Church YouTube channel link below:

Click here to view

Funeral Notice

ServiceNovember 3, 2023 - 2:00 pmBromfield Street Warrnambool, VIC View MapVenue: New Life Christian Church

Family and friends of SAMUEL are invited to a Memorial Service to celebrate his life at the New Life Christian Church, 41 Bromfield Street, Warrnambool on FRIDAY (November 3) commencing at 2.00p.m. Private prior burial


  1. Dear David, Joanne, Hayley, Lil, Belle & Olivia. Our sincere heartfelt condolences on the sudden loss of Samuel. We pray that God gives you both peace & strength as you walk through this difficult time. Lots of love from Lisa, Joel & Christopher Arms

    Lisa Arms November 4, 2023
  2. Deepest sympathy. Feeling for you all at this time.

    Andrew Bruce November 3, 2023
  3. Always enjoyed the nod and slight smile from Sam as I drove out Rosella in the early mornings.
    A chance meeting at Joey, was sick to see the SLORD in action.
    Our thoughts and love
    Bren, Leish and Lewi xo

    Brennan November 3, 2023
  4. David, Joanne and family, I’m so incredibly sorry to hear of Samuel’s passing. Authentic and fun-loving easily come to mind from our time together in primary school. Praying for peace for you all.

    Isaac Johnson November 3, 2023
  5. Dearest Lil and family,
    Praying for you all with the loss of your beautiful Samuel.
    Love Anna & Sam

    Anna King November 3, 2023
  6. So sorry for your loss. May the lord give you peace and comfort through this difficult time. My prayers and thoughts go out to you all.

    Hayley Cross November 3, 2023
  7. Dear David, Joanne and family.
    I’m so sorry for your loss and my prayers go out to you all through this time. He was an amazing kid and a great friend.
    Jeremy Cross

    Jeremy Cross November 2, 2023
  8. Dearest Joanne, David and family, our heart breaks for you at this saddest time. We remember Samuel as full of life and humour, always managing to look in the moment both thoughtful and mischievious. Thinking of you all, with love and prayers, Julie and Mike Avery.

    Julie and Mike Avery November 2, 2023
  9. Joanne and David and family our sincere condolences on the unbelievably sad news of Sam’s passing. He was such an important part of our family and holds a special place in our hearts now and forever. Much love, Sandra, Alex and Lachie Mackay

    Sandra Skilbeck November 1, 2023
  10. So sorry for your loss
    Thinking of you all

    Brooke robertson November 1, 2023
  11. BELLE i am so sorry for your loss ,thinking of you and your family at this very sad time .
    Lizzi ❤

    Lizzi Green October 30, 2023
  12. Dearest Olivia,
    So sorry to hear this sad news, sending you our love and praying for your family 🥰

    Ann-Marie Dudok-Sabo October 30, 2023
  13. Dear David and Joanne – we are gutted as we read this post – our deepest heartfelt condolences and sympathies to you both and your family.
    May our Lord Strengthen and bring Comfort to you all
    Much love Michael & Deborah

    Deborah October 30, 2023
  14. Heartfelt condolences. It was a privilege being his teacher. Thinking about and praying for you all at this transition in the road.

    Joy October 30, 2023
  15. David
    Please accept my sincere condolence I am saddened by your loss of Samuel
    May you all find peace
    Michael Hudson

    Michael Hudson October 30, 2023
  16. Sincere condolences to Joanne and David and their family. Also to wider family members, grandparents Adrian and Jacinta, and Pat, upon the loss of Samuel. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Bill & Glenda Jurg

    Glenda Jurg October 29, 2023
  17. Samuel was a beautiful young man of God, His child, and we were privileged to have him in our lives. Now he resides with Jesus his big Brother, praise the Lord.

    Margaret Griffin October 27, 2023