Born on May 27th 1939 Don Williams was a famous and accomplished singer and songwriter and has won the hearts of thousands of Americans and also many thousands outside the country. He died on September 8, 2017 at the age of 78. However, there is no doubt that the achievements of Don Williams are quite exemplary.

In this article we will try and have a brief look at his life and achievements though exactly not in the form of a biography. We are sure it will go a long way in making happy the fans of Don Williams and others. His fans will certainly have nostalgic memories whenever they go through this article because there I no doubt that Don Williams has achieved quite a bit as far as his singing and song scripting career is concerned.

Early Life

Don as he was fondly called was born in Floydada in Texas. He spent his childhood in Texas. His father’s name is Jim Williams and he was a mechanic by profession. His mother, Loveta was a guitarist. Though he is of American nationality, his ethnicity is not known to anybody. Don Williams had a passion for music in general and country music in particular. In fact it would be pertinent to mention that he started showing his inborn skills for singing at the age of three and this certainly was wonderful to say the least.

His mother who by profession was also a musician helped Don to learn guitar at an early age and this also helped a lot in building his career as a singer and song writer. He was declared a winner at a local singing contest and this laurel reached him when he was just three years old. He did his basic education from Gregory Portland High School and he completed his graduation in the year 1958.

Personal Life

Don got married to Joy Bucher and the marriage took place on April 10, 1960. They were made for each other and therefore their personal life was quite successfully and filled with bliss and happiness. Don and Joy have two children out of their marriage and their names are Timmy and Gary. There is not much of information about his love affairs before marriage given the fact that he was good looking.

Net Worth

Don’s net worth information is not available, but it must run into a few million dollars because of obvious reasons.


There is no denying the fact that Don William’s career has been quite successful and it started at an early age as mentioned above. His career started in the right earnest when he started a band by the name The Strangers with Lafton Kline. This happened in 1964 and since then his growth in his career has always on the upswing. Their association with Susan Taylor helped Don to have a move on with his career. His numbers and his singing style and talent helped him to win quite a number of laurels including the coveted Male Vocalist of the year in 1978 awarded by the famous Country Music Association. He died on September 8, 2017 after suffering from lung problems.

Last Modified: 04 May, 2018

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