A TIME TO BE BORN\nEdward Calvin Williams Jr, affectionately known as "Mickey," was born on July 28, 1954 in Rockville, MD to the late Edward Calvin Williams and Alice Virginia "Josephine" Green.\n\nA TIME TO PLANT\nMickey and Cynthia "Cinnie" Brunner had four wonderful children whom they loved and cared for. They continued their bond to raise their children.\n\nA TIME TO GROW\nMickey was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County in Rockville, MD in the community of Lincoln Park and was educated by the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). Mickey then worked for the City of Rockville for 15 years. He later worked for MCPS driving buses for disabled children, which he loved. Over the years he made true friends and remained very close to them all. Mickey later retired from the City of Rockville due to a back injury. Mickey accepted Jesus Christ at a young age. He later joined the Light of Faith Non-Denominational Church under the leadership of Pastor Theresa Henderson. Mickey played his guitar with the music ministry and helped start a gospel group called "One Love Gospel" with family and friends.\n\nA TIME TO LIVE LIFE\nIn Mickey's early years he would hunt with longtime friend and brother-in-law Tyrone Neal. He also kept busy playing his guitar and dressing up as Santa on Christmas for the kids. He loved hosting professional fight and NFL football parties at his home, as he was a diehard Redskins fan, making sure he was front and center at the television for every game. He enjoyed his seafood dinners with his son Cap, which became a special tradition between the two. Mickey had a love for music, which included oldies-but-goodies and Go-Go, his favorite being "Go-Go Mickey." Mickey loved his family and adored his grandkids, of whom he has a special kind of love for.\n\nA TIME TO PASS ON\nMickey departed this life on November 28, 2018 peacefully in his home. God has given Mickey his wings and called him home. \n\nA TIME TO MOURN\nEdward Williams was loved by many and is mourned by: 4 children, Cynisha Williams, Edward "Cap" Williams Sr., Jarmar Williams, and Terrance Williams; 4 Grandchildren, Anijah Williams, Jordan Williams, Edward "NuNu' Williams, 4th, and Tiana Dorsey-Williams; sister, Helena Cross; 3 brothers, Mark Williams, Ronnie Williams and Tori "Moo Moo" Cross; longtime partner and mother of his children, Cynthia "Cinnie" Brunner; son-in-law, Corey Horne; daughter-in-law, Shelly Sandifer; best friends, Butler, Tyrone Neal, George Weedon, Mitchell Brunner, Steve Weedon, Cousin Jr Martin, and Kenny Jones; and a host of extended family and friends. \n\nA TIME TO PLUCK UP WHAT HAS BEEN PLANTED\nMickey passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018 and was preceded in death by: his parents, Edward Williams and Alice "Josephine" Green; 2 sisters, Patricia Kenny and Joyce Williams; brother-in-law, Charles Kenny; and uncle, James "Jr. Green" Brown.\n\nFuneral Services for Mr. Williams will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Norbeck Community Church, 2631 Norbeck Road, Silver Spring, MD, with public viewing at 9:30 AM. The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 AM. Interment will immediately follow services at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Spring. Online condolences may be left at www.garylrollinsfuneralhome.com.