Charles L. “Charlie” Williams

Charles L. “Charlie” Williams

JENNINGS — State Funeral for World War II Veterans has appointed Charles L. “Charlie” Williams, son of a World War II veteran, as chairman for the state of Louisiana.   

A graduate of Jennings High School and the College of Administration and Business at Louisiana Tech University, Williams is a Jennings resident. He went to work in his father’s independent insurance agency as a third generation member and is its president. 

His father, Oliver Daly Williams, served in World War II in the Army Air Corps.

Williams is a member of Louisiana Professional Insurance Agents Association and of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association of Louisiana. In the PIA, he has served on several committees and served two terms on the state board of directors. He is presently serving his third term. He was elected, “2004 Agent of the Year” by the Louisiana PIA.

Williams has been a Kiwanis Club member for 39 years, serving as a board member, officer and its president. He has served several terms on the Greater Jennings Chamber of Commerce. He has been on many committees of the Presbytery of South Louisiana, and served as a deacon and elder for the First Presbyterian Church of Jennings. He is also active with the First Presbyterian Church of Welsh where he sings in the choir.

He loves to sail, fly fish and lead the local radio and Internet broadcast of the Jennings Bulldogs football games on ‘Charlie’s Broadcasting Company’ for the past 30 years.

Williams is recruiting an eight-person State Board of Directors in Louisiana. Send nominations to him at

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