John Rodger "Rod" Williams

  • Born: June 15, 1935
  • Died: January 19, 2012
  • Location: Austin, Texas

Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home North

3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
Tel. (512) 452-8811

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rod Williams, a cherished husband, father, grandfather and son, left this life on Thursday, January 19, 2012. He was born on June 15, 1935 to John and Sophia Williams.

After service in the U.S. Army, he graduated from the University of Texas and enjoyed a career with Xerox Corp. in sales management.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Williams. Rod is survived by his wife of 53 years, Diana Joseph Williams; his son Evan and wife Margaret, and their daughters Meredith and Ellen; son Jeff and wife Barbra, and their sons Edward and Ethan; son Whit and wife Kim, and their children Wyatt and Lauren. Rod is also survived by his mother; and by his brother Richard, his wife Frani and their children Carolyn and Christopher of Aston, Pa; and by his brother-in-law Roger Joseph.

Those within the circle of his love knew that they could count on him unconditionally.

The family wishes to thank Dr. David Morris and the Seton ICU nurses for their superb care.

A celebration of Rod's life will be held at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 25th at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 24th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made to The Seton Fund, 1201 West 38th Street, Austin, TX 78705, or to Superhero Kids Fund, c/o Children's Medical Center, 4900 Mueller, Austin, TX 78723