Donald H. Williams
September 10, 1937
April 17, 2013
Services for Donald H. Williams, 75 will be at 1:30 p.m., April 25 at Salado United Methodist Church, Royal Street, Salado. Reverend Travis Franklin will be officiating.
Williams died April 17, 2013 at a Temple extended care facility. He was born September 10, 1937 in Palestine, Texas to Herman Walter and Mary Fitzgerald Williams.
He received his bachelor and masters degrees at Sam Houston State and his PhD School Administration from the University of Texas.
Williams was a teacher, principal and superintendent in the school system his entire career. He taught elementary school level in Baytown and Midland: was a research analyst for Governor Connelly’s Committee on Public Education: was a Fellow in the US Office of Education: worked for the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory in Austin and held a variety of leadership positions in the San Marcos Consolidated I.S.D.
Always active in the community where he worked, he was a member of the Rotary and Lions Club for many years. He was the President and Zone Chairman several times in Lions and would wear with pride his Lions vest, the front covered with pins denoting his activities.
He was on the board of trustees of the Salado United Methodist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Loris of 28 years, by his twin brother, Ronald and wife Ann, Midland, Tx. Sister Martha Squibb of Dallas, daughters Lora Allison Piatak of Florence and Mary Catherine Williams, Austin of and 1 granddaughter, Haley Piatak.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his honor to: Board of Trustees, Salado United Methodist Church, PO Box 771, Salado, TX, 76571 or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are in the care of Broecker Funeral Home, Salado.
Condolences may be made at www.Broeckerfuneralhome.com