Richard Mack "Ricky Mac" Williams, 79, of Corsicana, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 while in the company of family members at Twilight Home Nursing Home in Corsicana.
Richard was born in Waco on Jan. 11, 1934, the son of the late Minnie Lee Eunice McKinney Williams and Clyde Franklin Williams.
Richard served honorably in the United States Air Force from 1954 to 1957. He served and protected as a Police Officer for a total of 44 years, most of them with the Dallas Police Department, Ellis County Sheriff’s Department, Ennis Police Department, Ennis ISD Officer and Corsicana ISD. Richard became a Detective for Henry Wade, District Attorney and then became a Private Detective when he was 70. He loved to farm. On June 1, 1999 Richard married Barbara Joyce Rudd in Tyler. He was a member of Trinity Assembly of God in Corsicana. Richard was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be missed by all that knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Richard is survived by his wife of 13 years, Barbara Joyce Williams; one son, Billy Williams and wife Jennifer of Mt. Pleasant; daughters Lucy Kent and fiancé Bart Dunaway of Corsicana, Peggy Batchler and husband Will of Ferris, Teresa Foster and husband Kevin of Mt. Pleasant, and Valorie Williams of Worthington, Penn. Richard is also survived by four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of friends.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Trinity Assembly of God, 109 FM 2452 in Corsicana, with Pastor James Williams officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Green Funeral Home.