‘He was just another townie’

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Treat Williams local friend says the actor was really nice and had genuine interest in people he talked to
Deal with Williams’ native buddy says the actor was ‘very nice’ and had ‘real curiosity’ in individuals he talked to

Regardless of having a profitable profession within the leisure business that spanned over a decade, Deal with Williams will probably be remembered by his Vermont neighbors as a modest household man.

Matt Rapphahn, the proprietor of Lengthy Path Auto Store in East Dorset, remembers the Blue Bloods actor as an exceptionally variety particular person.

Rapphahn first crossed paths with Williams roughly 4 years in the past when he restored certainly one of Williams’ Harley-Davidson bikes.

“He was simply one other townie round right here,” Rapphahn instructed PEOPLE. “He wasn’t Mr. Hollywood. Once we had carried out his motorbike … he would cease into the storage right here, and we had been actively planning to do some work on a few of his classic automobiles.”

In response to Rapphahn, Deal with Williams, who’s 71 years previous, had a powerful assortment of classic automobiles that included a Fifties Chevy Apache truck and an early Nineteen Seventies Oldsmobile.

“We might simply run into him on the town and shoot the shit with him, speak about motion pictures and music and automobiles and bikes and vans.”

“Simply each time we’d speak, he was simply at all times humorous and simply good-natured and requested you the way you are doing with real curiosity within the folks that he was speaking to.”

On Monday, Deal with Williams’ life was tragically minimize quick when he was hit by one other car whereas driving his beloved 1986 Honda VT700c motorbike on Route 30.

In response to studies, the actor was thrown roughly 15 toes from the impression, which Matt Rapphahn sadly witnessed firsthand.