Born in Forrest City Arkansas September 30, 1949, to Theodore R. Williams Sr. and Luvern Williams. The second of three children and the only boy. The family moved to St. Louis in the early fifties. Married Lue B. Smith on April 21, 1974. Married forty-one years blessed with two daughters, wife transitioned to rest on August 30, 2015. Accepted call to the Gospel Ministry after many years of denial, in 1990 ordained September 1991.
After Pastor P.L. Washington the organizing pastor of Faith Missionary Baptist Church was called to glory in 1996, was elected the 2nd pastor of Faith. Served eight years as the President of the Congress of Christian Education of the Union Missionary Baptist District Association. Served as Faith-Based Initiative Coordinator for the Missionary Baptist State Convention of Missouri, until he resigned from this position and retired from his job of thirty-three years as Human Resource Director and General Affairs Manager to be the primary caregiver for his wife diagnosed with cancer 2010.
Elected Moderator of the Union Missionary Baptist District Association in September of 2015. Received an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Divinity from Anchor Theological Seminary, presented by Executive Vice President of the school, Rev. Dr. Rodney J. Howlett Sr. during the church’s fiftieth-anniversary service on November 6, 2016. Received Bachelor’s degree in Theology and awarded Suma Cumme Laude certificate from Anchor Theological Seminary June 2, 2018.
Favorite Bible verse,” I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. Psalm 34:1