From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Williams '66

Date of birth: March 1, 1944

Date of death: June 30, 1969

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1966 Lucky Bag:


From the November 1969 issue of Shipmate:

Lt. Richard P. Williams, USN, died 30 June at Kingsville, Tex., as the result of an aircraft accident. Services were held at the Naval Training Base at Kingsville, followed by interment in the Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego, Calif.

Lt. Williams, born in Brownwood, Tex., was a member of the Eleventh Company at the Naval Academy and was graduated in June 1966. He served in the USS AGERHOLM on patrol off Vietnam prior to flight training. Attached to the Training Squadron 21 based at Kingsville, he was undergoing training in the Advanced Training Command at the time of the accident. Lt. Williams was both awarded his wings and promoted to the rank of lieutenant, posthumously.

He is survived by his widow Suzanne of 5018 Santa Cruz Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92107; his parents Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Williams of 1223 Park Circle, Las Vegas, Nv. 89102, and a brother Mark Williams.

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Class of 1966

Richard is one of 36 members of the Class of 1966 on Virtual Memorial Hall.