Rick Williams was elected to serve as the Warren County District 3 Magistrate (Justice of the Peace) in November 2022. He is 67 years old and has been married to Deborah for 47 years. Deborah is the Executive Director of H.A.N.D.S., Inc. Together, they have two daughters: Casey Rouse (husband Matt); Kristen Gregory (husband Taylor); 3 Grandsons: Hunter Rouse, Easton Rouse and Jackson Gregory with a fourth (Beau Gregory) coming early in 2023.
Rick’s parents are Cletus & Frances Williams and he’s a 65+ year resident of Bowling Green, KY. Rick retired in 2021 with almost 50 years of successful business management experience. Rick is a proud “Purple” and “Hilltopper” having been educated in Bowling Green Public Schools and at Western Kentucky University.
Rick has an extensive community service background that includes: Current Secretary and board member, BG Noon Rotary Club; Past President, BG/WC Jaycees; Past Board President, Big Brothers & Sisters of Southern KY; former board member, BG Area Chamber of Commerce, Operation PRIDE, WKU Research Foundation, SOKY Fair; graduate of Leadership Bowling Green and BGPD Citizens’ Police Academy, Emeritus Board Member and Chairman of Friends of L&N Depot, former member of the BGMU board.
Rick also served three terms as a member of the Board of Commissioners of Bowling Green, KY.
Rick and his family attend Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Bowling Green, KY where he serves as a Deacon, song leader and Church Treasurer.