Austin Caleb Williams, 25, of North Potomac, MD, passed away at his home on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Beloved son of John and Karlene, loving brother to Dake, Bret and Jenna. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins in Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, DC and Virginia.
Austin was born in Orlando, FL and later lived in Mesa, AZ before moving to Maryland in 2001.
Austin had many loving and supportive friends that were part of the Quince Orchard Community where he was a 2011 graduate of Quince Orchard High School and member of the wrestling and baseball teams.
Austin earned an Associate degree at Montgomery College and was completing requirements for entrance into the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program offered through the Universities of Shady Grove. He was most recently an employee at Domino’s Pizza.
Austin developed a mental illiness in his late teens which caused him to struggle with day to day life. He had a strong desire to succeed at work and school and continued to pursue his goals while battling this illiness. Two organizations that were instrumental in helping Austin and his parents understand and deal with the mental illiness were NAMI MC and Cornerstone Montgomery. We encourge everyone to be familiar with these organazations as resources for someone they may know that needs assistance. Thus we have chossen them as two of the charities in Austin's name.
A memorial service honoring Austin, will be held Friday, June 8, from 6-7 PM at Quince Orchard High School auditorium, 15800 Quince Orchard Rd, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878, with a reception to follow immediately afterwards at the school.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Austin’s name to any of the following organizations:
NAMI Montgomery County (on the Donate page, there is a designated spot to indicate who it's in memory of on the Donate page).
Cornerstone Montgomery: Click “Designate your gift here” to designate Austin’s name.
QO Booster Club: (Upon check out there is a Notes box to Austin’s name.)