Michael Gary Williams, 32, of 1113 N. Main St., Limestone, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Sunday (Sept. 8, 2013) at Olean (N.Y.) General Hospital.
Born Dec. 16, 1980, in Bradford, he was the son of Michael D. and Sandra L. Eidson Williams.
He was a 1999 graduate of Allegany-Limestone High School and BOCES of Olean with a degree in criminal justice. He loved fishing, hunting, cooking and spending time with his family and friends. Mike moved to Delaware in November of 1999, but returned to Limestone in November of 2011 after battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma and poor health.
Mr. Williams was previously employed at Eastern Shore Energy in Camden, Del., Lyon-Conklin in Millsboro, Del., and at Tasta Pizza Express in Limestone.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are three children, Destiny, Austin and Gage; one sister, Susan (Dave) Conner of Bradford; one niece, Brianna Conner; his paternal grandmother, Martha Williams of Bradford; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Don and Wanda Eidson; his paternal grandfather, Daryl Williams; and one uncle, Gary "Smiley" Williams.
Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., East Main Street, at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Stacey Fussell, rector of the Church of Ascension, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Limestone Volunteer Fire Department; or Olean General Hospital Foundation.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com