Don Williams Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Don Williams Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth May 27, 1939
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Blue

Don Williams was an American singer and songwriter who is remembered for having produced a soulful discography which included a number of popular albums, compilations albums, and singles such as Just as Long as I Have YouLord Have Mercy on a Country BoyBack in My Younger DaysI Believe in YouCafe CarolinaAnd So It GoesThe Shelter of Your Eyes, I Wouldn’t Want to Live If You Didn’t Love Me, and The Best of Don Williams, Volume II.

Born Name

Donald Ray Williams

Nick Name

Don, Gentle Giant

Don Williams as seen while performing in a concert at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on November 5, 2006
Don Williams as seen while performing in a concert at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on November 5, 2006 (DJParker39 / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Age

He was born on May 27, 1939.

Died

Don Williams passed away on September 8, 2017, at the age of 78 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States due to emphysema.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Floydada, Floyd County, Texas, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Don Williams studied at Gregory-Portland High School from where he graduated in 1958.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Actor, TV Personality

Family

  • Father – James Andrew “Jim” Williams
  • Mother – Loveta Mae (née Lambert)
  • Siblings – Kenneth (Older Brother) (Died at the age of 29 after been accidentally electrocuted when touching a live wire). Don Williams also has one another older brother.
  • Others – Chester Lang (Ex-Stepfather), Robert Bevers (Stepfather)

Manager

Don Williams was represented by Don Williams Music Group, Company, Ventura, Ventura County, California, United States.

Genre

Country, American Folk

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Bass

Labels

Columbia Records, JMI Records, Dot Records, ABC Records, MCA Records, Capitol Records, RCA Records, American Harvest, Giant, Koch, Compendia, Sugar Hill Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Don Williams had dated –

  1. Joy Bucher (1960-2017) – He married Joy Bucher in the year 1960 and the duo remained together until his death. They were also blessed with 2 sons, namely, Tim Williams and Gary Williams.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Smooth bass-baritone voice
  • Soothing tones
  • Always wore a hat

Don Williams Facts

  1. Before becoming a part of Pozo-Seco Singers, he served with the United States Army Security Agency for 2 years. Also, until Don Williams joined Pozo-Seco Singers, he used to work a couple of odd jobs to support his family.
  2. His Pozo-Seco Singers groupmates included Lofton Kline, Taylor Pie, and Ron Shaw and the first album released by Pozo-Seco Singers in 1966 was titled Time. The album was released via Columbia Records and was ranked at number #127 in the Billboard 200 chart.
  3. Don Williams left Pozo-Seco Singers in 1969 along with Taylor Pie and the band disbanded the following year.
  4. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010 by the Country Music Association.
  5. Apart from the United States, his fan base extended to places like the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Ukraine, India, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.
  6. Don Williams had also appeared in a couple of shows and films like The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonW.W. and the Dixie Dancekings, The Porter Wagoner ShowThe Mike Douglas Show, and Likely Stories, Vol. 3.
  7. His popular tracks have been covered by various other musicians including Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Claude Russell Bridges, Sonny James, Alison Krauss, Billy Dean, and Alan Jackson.
  8. It was reported by The New York Times Magazine on June 25, 2019, that Don Williams was one of the many artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.

Featured Image by DJParker39 / Wikimedia / Public Domain

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