Legislation # 15-0106 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 3/25/2015
Title Resolution in Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Atticus Williams, III
 
Legislation History 15-0106
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
3/25/2015 Approved and presented to the family of Benjamin Atticus Williams, III. Many members of the community were present for the presentation.
3/17/2015 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 15-0106

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 15-0106

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution in Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Atticus Williams, III

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Benjamin Atticus Williams III, was born to Benjamin Atticus Williams Jr. and Corinne Millikin Williams;

 

WHEREAS, he graduated from the College of William and Mary, and Washington and Lee University School of Law;

 

WHEREAS, he was a resident and advocate of the City of Hampton for many years;

 

WHEREAS, for years, he served as a member and Chairman of the Hampton Industrial Development Authority (IDA), now the Economic Development Authority (EDA), earning the Virginia Economic Developers Association title of Economic Development Volunteer of the Year in 2000;

 

WHEREAS, Williams also served on boards for educational and charitable organizations including the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the Virginia Living Museum, and the Board of Trustees of Hampton Roads Academy;

WHEREAS, he served the community by practicing law at Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein law firm for more than thirty years, later becoming CEO of Basic, Inc.;

 

WHEREAS, in his spare time, Williams enjoyed golfing, fishing and cooking;


WHEREAS, Benjamin Atticus Williams III, passed away on November 15, 2014;

 

WHEREAS, he was married to Nancy Sundin Williams;

 

WHEREAS, he was the father of two children and the grandfather of three grandchildren; and


WHEREAS, on November 18, 2014, family and friends gathered in memory of Benjamin Atticus Williams III.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia, that Benjamin Atticus Williams III, be and hereby is, recognized and commended for his service to the City of Hampton and the citizens of the City of Hampton.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be spread upon the minutes of the March 25, 2015, City Council meeting of the City of Hampton, Virginia, and that an appropriate copy be signed by the Mayor, attested by the Clerk and presented to the family of Benjamin Atticus Williams III.

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on March 25, 2015.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council