Dave Williams is a native of Van Buren. Dave was an All-State football player and AAU boxing champion. Served as head football coach and athletic director at Pocahontas High School 1981-2013. He guided Pocahontas to 16 state play-off appearances including 9 conference championships. Selected conference coach of the year 10 times and coached in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star games four times. In August of 2014 he was inducted into the Van Buren Hall of Fame and in 2015 was inducted into the Arkansas High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame.