Michael Ridge Williams

November 5, 1955 ~ October 7, 2020 (age 64)


Michael Ridge Williams born to Mary L. Day his mother in Portland, Oregon. 

Michael loved to travel & enjoy the qualities of life Michael never knew his father. He was the middle child. Joyce Elaine Williams was the oldest. His youngest brother Lee Andrew Williams preceded him in death.

Michael was happily married to Reba Williams which was his first love, first girlfriend, & first child. He was introduced to Reba by his best friend Monroe Vaughn.  Reba and Michael got married in the 1970's and divorced in 1986. They remarried but always remained very good parents.  Micheal would call Reba and tell her he still loved her deeply. She replied "When God tells me to take you back I will. When Micheal met Ezekiel Jackson they became long friends and have remained brothers every since

 Michael also leaves behind his children, Michael Williams Michael, Jamar Williams, Rachael Jackson, Lefoster Williams, Christoper Williams, Shalmar Williams, & Jerome Malone., and his beloved God daughter Mimi who he loved unconditionally.

Michael went to Boise Elliot and graduated from Grant High School. Micheal worked for the City of Portland for a generation.  Micheal loved to travel and cook; he would watch all the cooking channels to tone up his skills. He was the best cook and his BBQ was world class.

Michael got saved at Highland Christan Church under pastor Hardy. He loved to go and worship.


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 Service Program


October 15, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Terry Family Funeral Home
2337 N. Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227

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