Wayne “Chief” Williams, 71, died Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at his residence. He was born on November 1, 1947, in Aberdeen, MS to Herman Boyd “Speck” Williams and Lottie Brewer Williams. He was a lifelong resident of Aberdeen, MS. He worked at Speck’s Service Station in Aberdeen. He graduated from Chamberlain-Hunt Military Academy in Port Gibson, MS. He was in the United States Army and a Veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his companion Terry L. Cooper; one sister Judy Williams Delk (Kenny) of Columbus, MS; one brother Jimmy Williams of Columbus, MS; one nephew Tad Robertson; one great-niece Walker Robertson and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.