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B.C. Williams Bakery Cos. past chairman dies

January 20, 2014
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Jim Williams, past chairman of B.C. Williams Cos., Dallas, died Jan. 15. He was 90 years old.

Williams served in World War II and graduated from the University of Rochester in 1949. In the mid-1950s, he joined B.C. Williams Cos., a baking ingredient supply company founded by his uncle.

Williams was an active and supportive member of the American Bakers Association (ABA) for more than 50 years. “Jim was a tremendous leader of his company and the industry,” said ABA president and CEO Robb MacKie in press release. “He also was very devoted to his family. One of his proudest moments was celebrating multiple generations working together at B.C. Williams. Jim always had a kind, supportive word for everyone with whom he came in contact. He counted his blessings by the number of friends with whom he communicated via written notes. Jim and [his wife], Lois, were fixtures at ABA and industry functions for over 50 years and will be sorely missed.”

Williams was also a member of the National Allied Trades Association, Dallas Country Club, Dallas Petroleum Club and Twenty Five Investors.

He is survived by his children Linda Williams Rush, James Bowman Williams Jr., Cynthia Williams Beecherl, Jayne Williams Bass and Margaret Williams Health; their families; and a sister, Dorothy Williams DeTorre of Charleston, S.C.

Source: Dallas Morning News, Legacy.com

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