from the Office of State Senator Craig Estes, District 30

For Immediate Release
January 1, 2008
Contact: Jody Withers

Senator Craig Estes issues statement on the passing of Transportation Commission Chairman Ric Williamson

AUSTIN - State Senator Craig Estes (Wichita Falls-R) issued the following statement in response to the passing of Texas Transportation Commission Chairman Ric Williamson.

"My wife, Jennifer, and I send our thoughts and prayers to Mary Ann Williamson, her three daughters and the Williamson family grieving this sudden, tragic loss. I had the honor to serve Ric Williamson of Weatherford in the Texas Senate. Ric was a true Texas statesman and a dedicated public servant committed to his ideals and solutions for improving the quality of life for all Texans."