Milton Augustine Williams, Jr

Milton Augustine Williams, Jr

Birth
Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, USA
Death 17 Jan 2006 (aged 70)
Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 43312869 · View Source
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Son of Milton Augustine Williams Sr. and Iris Carl. Married Helen Finch. Father of Vanessa Williams, the musical artist/actress and Chris Williams, voice actor. He was a music teacher.


OBITUARY: MILTON AUGUSTINE WILLIAMS JR.
from: NYDailyNews.com, Thursday, January 19, 2006, http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/news/2006/01/19/2006-01-19_obituary.html

Milton Augustine Williams Jr., father of singer-actress Vanessa Williams and a revered music teacher for 43 years, died Tuesday at Westchester Medical Center of an acute pancreatic infection. He was 70.
Williams, who retired as assistant principal of the Alice E. Grady Elementary School in Elmsford, Westchester County, in 2003, was diagnosed with the infection over the weekend while on vacation in the Bahamas with his wife of 45 years, Helen.
His death was announced by their daughter, a multiple Grammy and Tony Award-nominated performer and former Miss America, who was at his bedside along with her brother, Chris Williams, an actor who appeared in "Dodgeball."
Milton Williams was born in Oyster Bay, L.I., graduated from Fredonia College and received his master's from Columbia University in 1959. Active in Westchester County arts, he was president of the county School Music Association. Besides his wife, daughter and son, survivors include a brother, Earl; two sisters, Millicent Stewart and Imogene Hicks, and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Alexander Hamilton High School, 98 S. Goodwin St., Elmsford.



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  • Added: 19 Oct 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 43312869
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milton Augustine Williams, Jr (10 Oct 1935–17 Jan 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 43312869, citing Pine Hollow Cemetery, Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, USA ; Maintained by DMC (contributor 47184694) .