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“what a great, fun, generous and kind man. i'm so glad i got to meet Bill years ago. wish he could have been with us for many more years. ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: nanc jacob - grandville, MI

“Your laughter & tears through all of the years.Your love, your emotion, your strength & your fears.Your kindness, your joy, your soft tender ways...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Joanne Williams - Sarasota, FL

“Godspeed! ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Lisa and Family. I am so sorry for your loss. I went to high school and college with Bill. He was a total class act. I don't know many...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Tim Moore - West Olive, MI

“You were a great friend Bill and you helped me through the darkest of times. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Cheryl & Curt Lester - Wyoming, MI

“Dear Lisa...Another of the good ones gone too early.My prayers for you during these most difficult times...so remember Bills parents in the Hall...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Linda Burba - East Grand Rapids, MI

“Kristen, I am so sorry. I have many fond memories of your dad when we were in high school together but mostly as your daddy when he and I would make...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Barbara Weener - Grand Rapids, MI

“Bill was one of the kindest friends that anyone could have in High School. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Belkin - Boston

“Rest in peace, Bill. U ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Ann Litscher Bergesen - Arlington, VA

“"Home is the sailor, home from the sea.." Fond memories fill the void. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Mike Sebastian - Grand Rapids, MI

“Bill,. We will miss you at the wine tasting but heaven has better wine! We will miss your great humor on Facebook especially! Sail on. Love. Jim...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Emma Lyon - MI

“Bill,You fought a hard battle that doesn't always mean we will win. But, you are at peace now and only have to sail away in the Heavens. Godspeed,...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“A life well lived. Warm regards to you Lisa. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Don & Nancy Crandall - Muskegon, MI

“Barb , I worked with u at Beverlys Downtown . And I recallBill picking u up for Lunch or After work . Handsome Guy .Thoughts and Prayers to u and...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“In Loving Memory of a Wonderful Person. Rest In Piece Bill.Our Prayers will be with you Lisa. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Bill and Hilda Pearl - MI

“Lisa,Tom and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you...Bill was a great man. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Tom and Laura Price - Alto, MI

“Bill was a true gentleman. I Worked with him, when he was a young man, and he didnt change. Always a gentleman and always a smile. Lisa you are a...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Jan Telman - Grand Rapids, MI

“Rest in peace, Bill. May your memory be a blessing. ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Carole (Heller) Kaplan - MI

“He was such a sweet amazing guy and loved to make people smile. He will be missed by so many friends. My prayers are with his Queen and his family. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Trish - Holland, MI

“Barb Kirsten and Courtney you have my sympathies on your loss. I didn't know him that well but what I did know he was a nice man. You all will be in...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Dwight and I are so sorry for your loss Lisa. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you. We will miss Bill too. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Dwight and Sharon Huskey - MI


22 of 24 | Posted by: Victoria Bartolomeo - Olivet

“First over the line Captain ♥With LoveP & MJ ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Always enjoyed sailing with you and your Dad, back in the day at the Grand Rapids Yacht Club in you and your Dad's wooden Palmer C boat.Sail on my...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Rick Ritter - Spring Lake, MI


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Bill was born on November 22, 1946 and passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Bill was a resident of Michigan at the time of passing.

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