John McKay Williams

John McKay Williams

Birth
Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
Death 8 Jul 2012 (aged 66)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Memorial Mausoleum Room 104 Tier 3 Crypt C
Memorial ID 93335990 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. For twelve seasons, he was a National Football League offensive lineman with the Baltimore Colts (1968-71) and Los Angeles Rams (1972-79). Playing offensive tackle for the University of Minneapolis, he led the Gophers to the All-Big Ten Title in 1967 and was drafted in the first round by the Baltimore Colts in 1968. He played in three Super Bowels with the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III (1969), the Colts win in Super Bowl V (1971) and with the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl XIV (1980), his last game before retiring. After his football career, he received a DDS degree from the University of Maryland and was a successful practicing dentist and popular community leader in North Minneapolis, Minnesota. He died suddenly about a month after receiving a kidney transplant.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 9 Jul 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 93335990
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John McKay Williams (27 Oct 1945–8 Jul 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 93335990, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .