Richard "Clay" Williamson
August 21, 1978
January 2, 2021
Richard Clay Williamson passed away unexpectedly in The Woodlands, Texas on January 2, 2021 with his loving family by his side.
Clay was born on August 21, 1978 in Nederland, Texas. He graduated in 1997 from Orangefield High School and then attended Lamar University where he studied Computer Information Science. Clay served in the United States Army overseas in the First Cavalry Division during Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his military service, he began his career with Technip FMC.
Clay and Amy met in 2015 and have been inseparable ever since. They were married on October 29, 2016 in Medicine Park, Oklahoma.
You never met another man quite like Clay. He was a force of nature that brought laughter, thoughtfulness, and defiance everywhere he went. Clay was a Star Wars enthusiast which he shared with his best friends, Justin McCullough and D. J. Mires; Amy and Clay even played the Imperial March at their wedding. He loved spending time outdoors and relaxing on his porch with his family and friends. Clay was a cherished husband, son, brother and proud uncle of Dylan and Abigail Thrower, Jane Williamson, and Madilynn and Kaelynn Welsh. He was Godfather and uncle to Madison Thrower.
Clay was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Larry Denson and Maryann Morehead Denson; paternal grandparents, Patsy Stark Craig and step-grandfather George Craig, grandfather, Richard Guillory Williamson, Sr. Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Amy Elizabeth of Spring, Texas; his parents, Richard Guillory and Michelle Denson Williamson of Burnet, Texas; brothers, Jacob Williamson of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Matthew and wife, Alli and Baby Jane of College Station, Texas; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dan and Scottie Davis of Brenham, Texas; sisters-in-laws and brothers-in-law, Sarah and Chris Thrower of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Julie and Randall Welsh of Conroe, Texas; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A visitation will be held at Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer Street, Brenham, Texas, on Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. A graveside service to celebrate Clay’s life will also be at 3:00 p.m. at Prairie Lea Cemetery, 1004 Prairie Lea Street, Brenham, TX.
In lieu of flowers, suggested memorial donations may be made to the WoundedWarriorProject.Org or your favorite veteran organization.