Dr. Henry Adolphus Williams, Jr., 90, of Carrollton, KY, died on Monday, April 13, 2020 at the Signature Healthcare of Carrollton.
He was born on August 17, 1929 in Memphis, Shelby County, TN, the son of the late Henry Adolphus Williams, Sr. and Luraline Sproles. He had retired as an Assistant Principle from Carroll County High School after 45 years of teaching. He had a earned a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Louisiana, a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Memphis State University and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Arkansas.
He was a member of the St. John Catholic Church and enjoyed singing with the church choir. He had sung with a barbershop quartet in Florida and Louisville, KY.
He is survived by his wife; Maria Diaz Williams of Carrollton, KY, a son; Henry A. Williams, III. of Pensacola, FL, a daughter; Mary Melissa Williams of Pensacola, FL, two stepsons; Paul Majure Whitney of Fulton, MD, and David Majure Whitney of Clarksville, MD, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. John Catholic Church in Carrollton with the Rev. Thomas Picchioni officiating the service, due to the CoVid19 restrictions imposed by Governor Andy Beshear and the CDC. A public Mass will be scheduled for a later date when restrictions are lifted. Burial will be in the St. John Catholic Cemetery in Carrollton.
The Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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St. John Catholic Church
507 Fifth Street, Carrollton KY 41008