Funeral Services Thursday for Doug Williams

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Funeral services for Doug Williams, information technology manager for the K-State Athletics Department, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Eudora Baptist Church in Eudora, Kan.

Williams, who joined the K-State Athletics Department in 2006, passed away on December 26 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Sarah, and sons, Grant and Brady.

"Words can't express the feelings of sorrow that we have at the passing of Doug Williams," said Athletics Director John Currie. "Doug was passionate about life, his family and K-State and continued to show tremendous courage and dedication to his job despite his on-going medical concerns. Our thoughts and prayers are with Doug's family and friends during these times."

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in Doug's name to the Educational Fund for the Children of Douglas Williams. They can be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, Kan.

Family and friends will be greeted from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Eudora Baptist Church.