Michael Davis Williams

April 15, 1964 ~ February 10, 2024 (age 59) 59 Years Old

Michael Williams Obituary

April 15, 1964 – February 10, 2024

A Celebration of Life of Mike Williams will be held at 11:00 am Friday March 15, 2024 at Peachtree Point at Lanier Islands Resort 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway Buford, Ga 30518 

Michael Davis Williams of Suwanee, GA passed away February 10, 2024, at the age of 59. Born April 15, 1964, in Atlanta, Georgia to Virgil R. and Sara D. Williams, he grew up in Snellville, GA, and graduated from South Gwinnett High School in 1983. He married De Anna Britt Williams in 1986, and together they had two daughters, Macy Paulette Williams Johnson (Dean) and Esther Elizabeth Williams. He recently retired as CEO of Lanier Islands Resort in Buford, GA where he spent 18 years. His unique vision was the essence of everything fun at Lanier Islands. An avid Disney enthusiast, Mike took his family to Disney World as much as he could. He found joy in golfing with friends and was often described as “the happiest golfer on the course”. An accomplished private pilot, Mike enjoyed flying both fixed-wing planes and helicopters. His adventurous spirit led him to many hobbies including scuba diving, sailing, and camping. He was a member of Johns Creek Baptist Church where he served on the video team. Mike spent the last months in Florida with his family receiving treatment for and valiantly battling brain cancer. 

He is survived by his father, Virgil R. Williams, and brothers, Virgil R. Williams, Jr. (Patty) and Bradley Mercer Williams (Paige). He is preceded in death by his mother, Sara Davis Williams, and sister, Mendy Williams Bowling. He was a part of a large family with many nieces and nephews whom he loved.  

Byrd and Flanigan Crematory & Funeral Services, Lawrenceville, Georgia is in charge of the arrangements. 770-962-2200

If you wish to honor Mike with a memorial gift, the family recommends supporting The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke Cancer Institute for Glioblastoma Research.


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A Celebration of Mike Williams
March 15, 2024

11:00 AM
Peachtree Point at Lanier Islands Resort
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway
Buford, GA 30518


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