Tony William was born April 5th 1928 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In the early 50s he moved to Los Angeles California with his wife Margie and his son Derrick at the advice of his sister Linda Hayes, who at the time was a recording artist. Tony was working as parking lot attendant. He began performing in talent shows and soon was asked to join The Platters. Tony was known for his beautiful tenor voice. Tony Williams died at age 64 at his home in New York City. Williams is survived by his wife, a son, four sisters and a brother.