Timothy Alden Williams, 84, of Charlotte, North Carolina, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
The family provided some of the following information: Alden was born Nov. 16, 1932.He married Joyce Schuller Williams on June 3, 1962, in Buffalo, New York.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1960. Alden was a member of the First Congregational Church of Manhattan.
He attended A.B. Davidson College and got his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina. Alden was a professor of political science at Kansas State University from 1967 to 1994.
One of the smartest and most audacious things Alden’s son ever did was to ask his father, a few years ago, to write his own obituary, since no one else could do it so well. Find it at http://taldenwilliams.blogspot.com/ (or below).
Alden is survived by his wife, Joyce Williams, of Claremont, California, a daughter, Heather Williams, of Claremont, California, and a son, Evan Williams, of Hong Kong.
Services will be June 24, 2017 at Gaither Chapel in Montreat, North Carolina.