Douglas R. Williams

Douglas Williams

Douglas R. Williams, 68, of League City TX passed away June 6, 2015. He was born in Galveston TX to Howard and Mae Cleo Goynes Williams who both preceded him in death. Douglas graduated in 1965 from Lincoln High School in La Marque TX.  He went on to serve his country for four years in the United States Air Force. Upon completing honorable service, he furthered his education at Grambling State University, Grambling La.


Douglas accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age and was baptized at Greater Bell Zion Missionary Baptist Church.


In 1974, he married his lovely wife, Dorothy Benson, a native of Mexia TX, whom he adored for over 40 years.


Douglas worked for different companies throughout his career including Union Carbide/Dow Chemical.


Douglas’ love for life was shown every day. He loved to laugh and enjoyed making others laugh. He loved to travel, work out, cut his grass, work on cars, and telling stories. He was a wonderful husband and a loving family man that would do anything for anyone.


Left to cherish his memory, honor his life and his legacy are his wife, Dorothy Benson Williams; Five children: Rodmetrius Whitson, Kimberly Williams Bernard, Katricha Maiden, Daryl Williams, and Dennis Williams; Grandchildren: Matthew Maiden, Destine` James, Laila James , Christopher Bernard, Cameron Bernard, and Kennedi Bernard.


Doug will surely be missed by all who knew him. Friends and family are welcome to come pay their respects on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Carnes Funeral Home located at 3100 Gulf Freeway, TX 77591. Viewing will be 10a-noon with the memorial service beginning at 12p.


In lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial page with the American Heart Association in the name of Douglas R. Williams. Please consider visiting the memorial page,, making a donation supporting this worthy organization and leaving a message in the family’s guest book. Once on the website, click, “Find a Memorial or Tribute Page”, and type in Douglas R. Williams.