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David Mark Williams

March 26, 1964 — May 28, 2024

Arnoldsville

David Mark Williams, 60, husband of Susan Williams, died on Tuesday, May 28th, 2024. Born in Griffin, GA, he was the son of the late Buford Franklin Williams and Edith Jeannette Davis Williams and brother to the late Tommy Williams.  Mark and Susan got married in 1990, and lived in the Stockbridge area for twenty years before moving to Arnoldsville in 2020. He received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 1986 from the University of Georgia and was a member of Winterville United Methodist Church. He retired from UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) as the Director of Communications and previously also worked as the Sports Editor for the Union Recorder and Griffin Daily News.  He served on the torch run public relations team for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, UT. He was a lover of the Georgia Bulldogs, all things music, gardening, and the written word, which he expressed by publishing both a novel (Brother to Brother) and album (Working Folks). Survivors in addition to his wife Susan include two children: Allie Williams and David (Melissa) Williams; brother: Terry (Elaine) Williams; granddaughter: Josie Williams; nephew: Shane (Amber) Williams and their children: Ella, Audrey and Miles, and his beloved miniature dachshund Bailey.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 1PM at Lord and Stephens East Chapel. Interment will follow at Arnoldsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, Athens, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

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Visitation

Saturday, June 1, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes Athens

4355 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes Athens

4355 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605

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Interment

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Arnoldsville Cemetery

, Arnoldsville, GA 30619

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