It is with great sadness that we inform you that Brother Robert L. Williams, the oldest living member of Kappa Alpha Psi, who just days ago, we wrote a story about regarding his 103rd birthday, passed away on Thursday.
Brother Williams passed away and entered Chapter Invisible Thursday afternoon(August 20, 2015) at 3:50 pm. This was just 3 days after celebrating his 103rd birthday.
Brother Williams who was also known as “Lefty” turned 103 on August 17th making him the oldest living member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. He was born in 1912 just a year after his beloved fraternity was founded and was alive during both WWI and WWII.
Brother Williams crossed the burning sands in the 1930s and was initiated at Howard University’s Xi Chapter on November 20, 1931.
Age did not stop Brother Williams all the way up until his death, he was a Life Member KAΨ and was an active member with the Los Angeles (CA) Alumni Chapter.
We at WatchTheYard would like to send our regards to his friends, family, and fraternity. Please comment below with any memories you have of Lefty.
Information Courtesy of Ken McCain
Omegas4 days ago
Black Greekdom Mourns The Death of Omega Psi Phi Brother Jelani Day
AKAs5 days ago
Alpha Kappa Alpha Just Raised Over $2.1 Million for HBCUs in 24 Hours
Greeks In Tech3 days ago
Seven Black Fraternity and Sorority Member-Owned Startups Were Just Awarded Google ‘Black Founders Fund’ Funding of $100,000 Each
Colleges5 days ago
HBCU Homecoming Essentials: 4 Styles Fit For The Big Day
Sigmas6 days ago
NFL All-Time Leading Rusher Emmitt Smith Is A Member of Phi Beta Sigma
Alphas3 days ago
Ramon Peralta Named Alpha Phi Alpha’s First-Ever Chief Creative Advisor
Alphas4 days ago
Co-Founder of the Morehouse School of Medicine Louis Sullivan is a Member of Alpha Phi Alpha
AKAs1 week ago
Lisa Borders, Former President of the WNBA Is A Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha