Obituary: Col. Richard Joseph Williams

Friday, September 17, 2010

Col., Richard Joseph "Dick" Williams, 74, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. Col. Williams was a native of Mobile, Ala. He was retired from the Marshall County Property Assessors Office, and was a co-founder of McCrory & Williams Engineering & Surveying, LLC where he retired in 2000. He was a retired Colonel with the U.S. Army Reserve, served in the Alabama National Guard for over 35 years, and held many commands before retiring from the Army Reserves. Col. Williams was a past president of the Alabama Society of Professional Land Surveyors, and held many offices.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Beard Williams of Lewisburg; six children; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, with Bob Bush officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to World Outreach Church Built For God, 1921 New Salem Rd., Highway 99, Murfreesboro, TN 37128 or ICEJ-USA, P.O. Box 440276, Nashville, TN 37244-0276.