Lt. Col. James Rudolph 'Rudy' Williams
August 22, 2019
James Rudolph “Rudy” Williams, 85, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Thursday, August 15, 2019.
Mr. Williams was born June 18, 1934, to Louie and Hattie Williams in Castleberry, Ala. A 1952 Conecuh High School graduate, he earned a Bachelor of Science in agriculture at Auburn in 1956 as a member of the Air Force ROTC program. Commissioned as an Air Force Second Lieutenant, he served as a weapons controller on active duty for more than four years. Earning his Masters in Business Administration at Auburn University in 1969, he served for 11 years in the Alabama National Guard in the 115th...