Celebrating the life of

Garr S. Williams, Sr.

Passed away on July 25, 2020

Garr S. Williams, Sr.

Garr S. Williams, 86, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Hospice House after short illness.  He was born June 13, 1934 in Springfield, Missouri to the late Neal and Mary Garr Williams.  Mr. Williams graduated from Birmingham Southern with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.   Mr. Williams retired from Goodwill Industries and was a member of Isle of Hope United Methodist Church.  He was an avid sailor and in his spare time he would cane chairs. 

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Stephen Williams of Savannah, four sons, Garr S. Williams, Jr. (Elizabeth) of Orlando, FL, Stephen Williams (Dawn) of Atlanta, Neal Williams (Robbin) of Chattanooga, TN, and Shaler Williams (Mina) of Orlando, FL.  Also surviving are two sisters, Mary Neal Behrens (Dr. Charles) of Salt Lake City, UT, and Nancy Zakon (Alan) of Key Largo, FL, nine grandchildren, Margaret, Ryan, Andrew, Erin, Thomas, Matthew, Tyler, Haley, and Lana, and also several nieces and nephews. 

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date with burial in Birmingham, AL.

Remembrances may be made to Hospice Savannah, Inc., P.O. Box 13190. Savannah, GA 31416.



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Garr was a good man. We send our thoughts and condolences to all the family.

- Jackie and Larry Haynes, Savannah, GA

Garr, Jr and Elizabeth, I have thought of you so many times over the years since you left us at GPA. Please know that your old friend is praying for you and your family during this difficult time.

- Gloria Bray, Brooklet, Ga

Stephen & Dawn- you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We wish you peace and happiness.

- Mary & Brian, Saint Simons Island, GA

Betsy, I am so sorry for your loss.

- Susan (Lai) Wainwright, Savannah, GA

We are sending our love and prayers to the entire family in memory of Mr. Williams. With sympathy, David, Adora, Adam and Daniel Avalos

- Avalos Family, Orlando, Florida

We send our love and prayers to the family. May the God of all comfort be a very present help during these difficult days. Our hearts go out to all of you.

- Rory and Betsy Smith , Fort Payne , AL

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We have so many happy memories of our times together at Isle of Hope. Our thoughts and prayers are with Betsy and the boys.

- Lou and Libby Lindsey, Savannah, Ga

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

  • Services will be annouced at a later date