Gov. Rick Perry (photo)
Governor of Texas
"It is with tremendous sadness that I announce the passing of Texas Department of Transportation Chairman and my great friend Ric Williamson."
"Anita and I are heartbroken at this sudden loss of a confidant, trusted advisor and close personal friend of ours for more than 20 years. Ric’s passion to serve his beloved State of Texas was unmatched and his determination to help our state meets its future challenges was unparalleled. He will be missed beyond words. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Williamson family during this very difficult time."
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later time. For questions, please contact Chris Lippincott at (512) 658-1436 or Clippin@dot.state.tx.us. (Reprinted from Quorum Report)