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Michael J. Williams, car service operator
Jan. 9, 1951 -- Feb. 26, 2006

Michael James Williams of Buffalo, a bus driver who owned and operated Mike's Car Service, died Sunday in Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He was 55.

Born in Buffalo, he graduated from East High School and attended Canisius College and Genesee Community College.

Mr. Williams worked at the Chevrolet plant on East Delavan Avenue and was a bus driver for Greyhound and the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. Later, he started his own car service, with the motto, "Mike goes anywhere."

He enjoyed traveling, swimming, roller skating and barbecuing.

Survivors include a son, Kenneth Jones of Buffalo; his parents, Mark Williams and Betty Smith of Buffalo; four sisters, Judy Whitfield and Sandra, both of Buffalo, and Robin Thomas and Carol, both of Austin, Texas; a brother, Lamont Burley of Buffalo; and a grandson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Louis Catholic Church, 780 Main St., after a viewing at 10. Burial will be in St. Matthew's Cemetery, West Seneca.


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