EATONTON — Michael Charles Widener, 65, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. He was a native of Augusta, Ga., and Chattanooga. He is and always will be a Marine. He retired from Custom Curb after 29 years. He spent the last of his years

fishing on Lake Oconee with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam Widener and Myrtle Rhodes; brother, Danny Widener; sisters, Jodie Hawshaw and Jean Gann.

He leaves behind the love of his life and best friend, Teresa Weeks and his faithful dog, Apollo; sons, Bryan Burns (Jennifer), Soddy-Daisy, Jason Wallace (Patti), Rossville, Chris Widener (Redonda), Hixson, Casey Wallace (Dawn), Venice Beach, FL and Michael Z. Garlock, South Carolina; grandchildren, Courtney, Zack, Tyler, Emma, Arron, Jacob, Memphis, Connor, Camron, Katilyn and Cooper; great-grandchildren,

Rilee, Kynleigh, Gunner, Myleigh and T.J. and a host of friends and family.

Services will be on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

We would like to thank Penny Dobbs for the love and caring support that she always gave him and Teressa from the very beginning and also thank Mark and Renee Griffin for all the hard work they did putting his Dress Blues together. He finally found the best

fishing spot. He loves you all and God bless.

Semper Fidelis.

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Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.