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Who Was Sr Frank Williams’ Wife Virginia Williams? F1 Team Boss Dies At the Age of 71

Sir Frank Williams’s wife Virginia Williams was his biggest supporter. Let us learn more about them in the article below.

Sir Frank Williams was the founder of Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. From 1977 to 2020, he served as the team principal of the company. Likewise, he was also a racing car driver and businessman.

People all over the world are mourning his death, and we are also sending strength and prayers to his family and loved ones.

Who Was Sir Frank Williams Wife, Virginia Williams?

Sir Frank Williams’ wife Virginia Williams passed away on March 7, 2013.

She was 66 years old at the time of her death. Also known as ‘Lady Virginia’ and ‘Ginny’ she had supported Sir Frank in every step of his life. Likewise, she has been dubbed as the ‘integral part’ of Sir Williams’ life.

Lady Virginia and Sir Frank met each other for the first time in 1967. However, she was engaged to someone else at that time. She parted ways from her ex-husband and later tied the knot with Frank. In fact, she was working as a receptionist the first time they met one another.

They exchanged vows in 1974 and were there for each other in both good and bad days. Prior to finding success in 1978, Sir Frank was struggling to keep the team going.

In fact, Virginia loaned Frank the money she got from selling her apartment.  The couple made various sacrifices and supported each other through thick and thin.

Sir Frank Williams Family

Talking about Sir Frank Williams’ family, he had three children; two sons and a daughter. Their names are Jaime S.F. Williams, Jonathan Williams, and Claire Williams respectively.

Talking about Claire, she formerly worked as the Deputy Team Principal of the Williams Formula One racing team. She has had the experience of working as a communications officer too. Likewise, she also served as the director of marketing and communications.

On September 7, 2020, she resigned from her post as the Deputy Team Principal.

Sir Frank Williams’ Death Cause

Sir Frank Williams’ cause of death has not been made public as of now. However, we will keep you updated.

Williams passed away at the age of 79. In fact, the news about his death was confirmed by Williams Racing. They announced the demise of Sir Williams through a Tweet.

On the other hand, Sir Williams’ wife, Lady Virginia, passed away due to cancer. She had been fighting against the disease for two years.