Gov. Ron DeSantis recently announced the appointment of John Williams to the board of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services. Williams, of Venice, is the president and owner of Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory and Venice Memorial Gardens. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer, certified crematory operator and certified public accountant. He is also a past-president of the Florida Funeral Directors Association. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Troy University and his degree in mortuary science from St. Petersburg College.