Obituary-David W. Williams

David W. Williams

May 28, 1959 – June 27, 2019

David W. Williams, 60, husband of Linda Davis Williams, passed away the morning of Thursday, June 27th, 2019 at his home. He was a professor at the University of Kentucky and Director of the University’s Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability in Breathitt County. He was committed to his love of research and teaching in the Plant and Soil Sciences Department.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Bobby (Whitney) Williams, Sarah (Patrick Davis) Williams, Meredith (Ryan) Lamkin, CJ Tapp and one sister, Susie (David and son Jeff) Given and 5 grandchildren whom he loved dearly.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Hospice East for their dedication to patient comfort.

A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, July 14th at the E.S Good Barn on the University of Kentucky’s campus from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests gifts in memory of David Williams to either the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, “Robinson Center Gifts Fund” or to Hospice East.

University of Kentucky

CAFE Office of Philanthropy and Alumni

1451 University Drive

Lexington, KY 40546

Hospice East

407 Shoppers Drive

Winchester, KY 40391

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