Oliver Kenneth (O.K.) “Bud” Williamson 

1907-1985

Regular Divison 2006

O. K. “Bub” Williamson was one of the original math teachers and athletic coaches at Vista High School. He taught and coached at Vista High, Fallbrook High, and Palo- mar College for many years.

He was one of the leaders in the construction of Vista Community Center in 1940. He also was involved in the Boys’ Club and several other civic and volunteer organi- zations.

Williamson was born in Pawnee Rock, Kansas, and raised in Bakersfield, California. He joined the Vista school system in 1932 and was a teacher at Vista High School when it opened for its first year in 1937-1938.