An employee of Tidal Power Services in Prairieville, La., and a retired 30-year employee of Union Carbide in Taft, La., he died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 at his residence in Thibodaux, La. He was 61, a native and resident of the St. John Community in Thibodaux. Visiting at St. John Catholic Church, Hwy. 1, Thibodaux, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Burial in the church cemetery. Survived by his mother, Ephenia Williams of St. John; 1 daughter, Torri Thomas Williams of Geismar, La.; 1 brother, Donald Williams of St. John; 2 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his father, Francis R. Williams. Arrangements by Williams & Southall Funeral Home, Thibodaux, La. 985-447-2513. To sign the guestbook or offer condolences, visit our website at www.williamsandsouthallfuneralhome.com.