J udson Clark Williams (Jud), a resident of Wells, Vt., and Pompano Beach, Fla., died on Dec. 31, 2010, at North Broward Medical Center in Deerfield Beach, Fla. He was 94.
Jud was born March 30, 1916, in Granville. He was the son of the late Joseph Williams and Margaret (Roberts) Williams.
The beneficiary of two scholarships, he graduated from Cornell University with a degree in law in 1940. He joined the U.S. Army shortly thereafter, serving with the military police and obtained the rank of captain. Following the war, he worked in New York City, Wappingers Falls, and Catskill as an attorney. He was a member of the Wappingers Falls School Board for many years. After he retired, he lived in Wells and Pompano Beach, Fla.
Jud loved reading, cross-word puzzles, spending time at his beloved Lake St. Catherine, golf and dining out.
Jud is survived by his children, Judith Williams of Studio City, Calif., Joseph Williams and his wife, Nancy, of Surprise, Ariz., their two children, Zach and John; and his dear friend, Doris White.
Jud is predeceased by his wife, Ruth (Lewis) Williams, and his wife, Corinne (Eldredge) Williams, and his siblings, Thelma Pelton, Lorraine Harrington and Josephine Hulett.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cornell Undergraduate Scholarship Fund.
A graveside service is planned at the Mettowee cemetery, in the spring or early summer, date to be determined.