Malcolm M. Williams
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Malcolm Morris Williams, 92, of Beaumont, Texas died peacefully on June 1, 2022. Malcolm was born in El Dorado, Arkansas and moved to Silsbee, Texas at an early age. He attended Silsbee High School and was voted most popular by the class of 1946. Following High School, he attended Texas A&M University and was in the Class of '50 graduating with a degree in Engineering. Malcolm served his country in the Korean War and worked for Gulf State Utilities his entire career. He married Joyce Mack in the summer of 1956, and they were married for 62 years. After living in Lake Charles and Lafayette, Louisiana they moved to Beaumont where he has resided for the past 54 years.
Malcolm was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, with a gift of wit and humor. He loved traveling the world, rural road trips, duck hunting and fishing. He was a devout Episcopalian and man of faith. Nothing was more important than his family, church, and community service. Malcolm served as a volunteer at St. Marks Annual Chili Bazaar for almost 50 years, volunteered at Some Other Place, once a week, for 40 years and participated in charitable chili cook offs through the Chili Appreciation Society International. Malcolm was also loyal to his Aggie family and Texas A&M University. Every come from behind victory you would often hear him say "Never a Doubt." He never gave up on his favorite team.
He is survived by his daughters, Kathryn Cavender and Karen Foster; grandchildren, Kate Cavender, Kimberly Foster, and Kyle Foster; son-in-laws, Kent Cavender and Pat Foster of Houston.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Malcolm Morris and Katherine Elizabeth Sellers Williams, and his wife Joyce.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church: 680 Calder Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701; Some Other Place: 590 Center Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701 or The Ice House Museum: 818 Earnest Ave, Silsbee, Texas 77656.
A memorial service for Mr. Williams will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2022, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 680 Calder, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard's Crematorium under the direction of Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Honorary pallbearers are, Ed Nash, Robert McClelland, Mo Wilson, Robert Neyland and Roscoe McCree.