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Gaylord McCall Williams

January 26, 1956 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 65)

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Gaylord McCall Williams, 65, transitioned on January 11th, 2022 with his family by his side. Gaylord was born on January 26th, 1956 at Holy Cross Hospital in Austin, TX to Rev. Chester C. Williams and Clarie McCall Williams.


He is survived by his loving sister and caregiver Elizabeth Williams with whom he lived with for the last 20 years of his life. He is also survived by sisters Frances Terry, Janis Ansley, Ida Nell Banks, brothers Edward Charles Williams and Harvey E. Williams and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Rev. Chester C. and Clarie Williams, his brother Henry Lee Williams, Sister Mildred Brown, numerous Aunts and Uncles and his loving brother-in-law Tony Terry, Sr who was his barber and football companion.


Gaylord had a love for food, an occasional beer, and was an avid UT football fan. At an early age, Gaylord briefly was a resident of Austin State School then went on to attend NOW Industries where he learned Vocational Training. After Vocational Training he went on to be employed by NOW Industries, Austin Travis County, MHMR, and Olivet Baptist Church where he performed various janitorial duties.

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January 19, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Phillips-Upshaw & Richard Funeral Home (Richard Chapel)
1410 E 12th Street
Austin, Texas 78702

January 20, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Phillips-Upshaw & Richard Funeral Home (Richard Chapel)
1410 E 12th Street
Austin, Texas 78702

Graveside Service
January 20, 2022

2:00 PM
Oak Grove Cemetery
101 South 23rd Street
Gatesville, TX 76528

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