John Williams of Columbus has retired from Loup Power District after more than 30 years of service.
Williams joined Loup in 1986 as a Groundman at the Columbus Retail Operation. He was promoted to Apprentice Lineman in 1988 and to Lineman in 1990. In 1993, he was promoted to Journeyman Lineman. The following year, he was promoted to Journeyman Lineman/Serviceman for the Columbus Retail Operation. He continued in that position until his retirement.
Williams’ duties included street light maintenance and working with customers during outages and during the installation of new electric services. He also located underground utility lines.
Williams is a graduate of Newman Grove High School. He attended Northeast Community College in Norfolk where he earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Heating and Air Conditioning.
Williams and his wife, Ella, are the parents of three children: Tara, Clint, and Ashley.