District mourns death of NJROTC instructor, retired Chief Petty Officer Williams

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SBCISD photo by Isabel C. González Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Richard Williams is seen in an April 2006 photo shortly after the San Benito Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) completed its annual military inspection. Chief Williams died Friday, Sept. 27.

SBCISD photo by Isabel C. González
Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Richard Williams is seen in an April 2006 photo shortly after the San Benito Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) completed its annual military inspection. Chief Williams died Thursday, Sept. 26.

San Benito CISD is mourning the loss of longtime Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor and retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Richard Williams.

Williams died on Thursday at Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville after a lengthy illness.

Despite his health issues during the past 10 months, Williams was committed to his duties and continued working in the district, where he had been employed since 2004.

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