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WILLIAMS, Army Major Thomas J. Jr. "Tex"
WILLIAMS - Army Major Thomas J., Jr. (Ret.) "Tex"
Age 81, son of
Thomas Sr. and
Marian (Johnson) Williams; previously a lifelong resident of Buffalo, passed away after a lengthy illness in San Diego, CA on November 9, 2014. Major Williams was buried with full military honors in Miramar National Cemetery in Point Loma, CA. Tom was a graduate of Canisius High School, where he played basketball, and Canisius College, and he received an MBA from Long Island University. He served three tours in Vietnam, two tours in Korea, a tour in Germany and various stateside assignments, as well as serving as Assistant Controller at West Point. Major Williams is survived by his sister Marilyn Williams Holland, his brother-in-law David Holland, his brothers Terrance and Ronald, nieces Beverly and Christine and a nephew Patrick. Catholic services were at graveside with former Navy Petty Officer and brother-in-law David
Holland offering special prayers.