Originally created 06/02/04

Mr. Jack Williams (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.)



COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Jack Pilcher Williams, Sr., 67, long time resident of Colorado Springs, Colo. died, May 28. He was born December 26, 1936, in Wrens, Georgia to William Homer and Alma Hadden Williams, who preceded him in death. Jack served four years with the U.S. Air Force. He was very involved over the 47 years he called Colorado Springs his home. He was a member of Broadmoor Rotary Club since 1964 and served as president in 1971-72 and 1981-82; president of the Colorado Jaycees; president of El Paso County 4-H; board of directors for the March of Dimes; board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce; treasurer of Goodwill Industries; board of directors of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb; board of directors of the Cheyenne Mountain Country club; chairman of the athletic committee for Pauline Memorial School; chaired numerous fund-raising boards and committees including American Heart Association and American Cancer Society. Jack was an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs. He enjoyed sports, especially golf, tennis, and fishing. He was an awesome father and grandpa and is survived by two sons, George Williams and Jack Williams (Denise); four daughters, Susan Kiggins (David), Kim Galloway (Tim), Kay Wiltfong (Aaron), and Margot Reeme (Harry), (of Colorado); eight grandchildren, Winn, Dominique, Chelsie, Kurtis, Jessica, Hannah, Nathan, and, Cole; two brothers, Mervin Williams of Augusta, Ga., and Bob Williams of York Town, Va.; three sisters, Betty Pennington of Matthews, Ga., Edith Williams of Jacksonville, Fla., Catherine Newsome of Augusta, Ga.; and by multiple close friends including his dear friend Judy Jordan. He was always interested in people and their needs. He was deeply loved and many have lost a kind and giving friend. He was preceded in death by two brothers, G.T. and Everette Williams; and two sisters, Mildred Williams and Elizabeth McGahee. Celebration of Life service, 11 a.m. Thursday, June 3 , First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou, reception following. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to local chapters of American Heart Association and American Cancer Society. Swan-Law Funeral Directors 719-471-9900. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle June 2, 2004