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William H. Maddock, D.D.S. Obituary


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“Dear Maddock Family: I was so sorry to hear of your dear Dad's passing. I have many happy memeories of time our families spent together over the...Read More »
1 of 49 | Posted by: Katy Stephens Dobens - MA

“Dear Pat and Family, So very sorry to hear about Bill. Our dentist for the entire family for many years. We have very fond memories having our...Read More »
2 of 49 | Posted by: Kirk & Dee Dee Jones - Naples, FL

“We just heard the sad news of your unexpected loss. What a terrible tragedy. I know that your deep faith will help the family cope at this very sad...Read More »
3 of 49 | Posted by: Danyael Webster-Dickerson - MI

“With the Deepest Symphony for you and your families' loss, I only remember the bright smile and confidence that was "Bill". From Northwood to...Read More »
4 of 49 | Posted by: Peter A Moga - Rockford, MI

“Maddock Family, My deepest sympathy, my mother and fathers dentist and mine for over 40 years. I loved to talk boats with the doctor. Truly a...Read More »
5 of 49 | Posted by: Rod Brandt - Ferndale, MI

“Dr.Maddock was a beautiful person that will be greatly missed. He has been the only dentist I have ever known. I have so many fond memories of my...Read More »
6 of 49 | Posted by: Heather Kelly - Bloomfield, MI

“Dearest Sarah and Family- I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. My sincerest apologies that I could not attend the service in person, but my...Read More »
7 of 49 | Posted by: Kay Ann Knudsen - River Forest, IL

“So sorry to hear of Bill's passing on. I was in Bill's classes at Royal Oak High (Dondero). My sympathy and best wishes go to Bill's immediate...Read More »
8 of 49 | Posted by: Douglas Paul - Bloomfield Hills, MI

“So very sorry to hear about Dr. Maddock. He was my dentist from the time I had teeth! Once Dr. Maddock even met me at his office at 10p for...Read More »
9 of 49 | Posted by: Barbara McCarty Clauer - Haslett, MI

“So many happy memories of Bill who was our neighbor in Stillmeadow, the grandest of all subdivisions for kids to grow up in. Bill supported all. He...Read More »
10 of 49 | Posted by: marty dove - Sarasota, FL

“We will remember and cherish our fond memories with Bill and Pat. The golf trips and visits up north, along with the many wonderful evenings dining...Read More »
11 of 49 | Posted by: dan-marlene korfas - venice, FL

“Pat, Mark, Katy, and Sarah, I'm sorry that I can't be with you all as you celebrate Dr. Maddock's life, may you all find comfort and strength in the...Read More »
12 of 49 | Posted by: Sara Shanks - Elizabeth,, IL

“Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. ”
13 of 49 | Posted by: John & Pamela Knowlton - Alma, MI

“Dear Patti and family, Our heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your dear husband, and father, Bill. It is a hard thing to lose someone we love -...Read More »
14 of 49 | Posted by: Irene and Bob Guymer - Royal Oak, MI

“I am so sorry Sarah for you loss. Wish I could be there in person, but you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give all of you the strength and...Read More »
15 of 49 | Posted by: Jane Buiting - Las Vegas, NV

“Dr. Maddock has been our dentist for thirty-five years. He became our dentist when my son had broken his teeth at age ten and Dr. Maddock restored...Read More »
16 of 49 | Posted by: Gerri Lee - Southfield, MI

“Katy - My heartfelt condolences are with you and your family on the loss of your father. I know this is a difficult time. May the love of those...Read More »
17 of 49 | Posted by: Pam Harlin - Lake Orion, MI

“Dear Pat & Family, My wife,Suzanne and I were shocked and saddened to learn of Bill's death.I just happened to see the notice on Desmond's website...Read More »
18 of 49 | Posted by: Dean Fields - Bloomfield Hills, MI

“The world is now missing a truly wonderful human being. He has been my dentist for 36 years and my late husband was one of his first patients. He...Read More »
19 of 49 | Posted by: Linda Lambert - Beverly Hills, MI

“Dear Mrs. Maddock, Katy, Sarah and Mark, Our hearts are heavy today. Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we are feeling. Dr. Maddock was not...Read More »
20 of 49 | Posted by: The Mei-Clark Family - Warwick, RI

“Dear Pat: What a "shock" This best to you and your family in these trying times. Jim ”
21 of 49 | Posted by: James B. Canner - Royal Oak, MI

“I Loved Dr. Maddock! He is the only dentist I've ever had. My former boyfriend, Mark Taylor suggested that I go to his families dentist long ago and...Read More »
22 of 49 | Posted by: Karen M. Combs - Holly, MI

“I have many happy memories of time spent with Bill when we were both much younger: riding bikes, camping out in Bill’s backyard on Parkdale,...Read More »
23 of 49 | Posted by: Tom Arnold - Commerce Township, MI

“Mrs. Maddock, Mark, Katie, & Sarah - I have so many great memories of Dr. Maddock, and your entire family. Your family has always been such a special...Read More »
24 of 49 | Posted by: Sabra Zirkle - Colorado Springs, CO

“Pat, There are several of us widowed classmates and we have much to offer each other. We're always open for a coffee date, or .....whatever your...Read More »
25 of 49 | Posted by: Joanie Smith-Walters - Berkley, MI

“Bill was our family friend and dentist for more than forty years. He cared for us and our children John & Theresa and our grandchildren. We were all...Read More »
26 of 49 | Posted by: Jim & Terri Fisher - Alger, MI

“It is with great sadness that we send you our thoughts and prayers. We have many fond Coterie memories that all of our families will treasure. ~...Read More »
27 of 49 | Posted by: Adam and Julie Parsons - Troy, MI

“Our deepest condolences to Pat and family...Bill will be truly missed by all who knew him and his gentle, caring ways. Rick and I will always...Read More »
28 of 49 | Posted by: Marlene & Rick Bera - MI

“Dr. Maddock was our family dentist for many years and we were neighbors to the Maddock family on Columbia Road in Berkley. My father had an...Read More »
29 of 49 | Posted by: Rosemarie Allaire - Dana Point, CA

“We were neighbors for over 30 years. Bill always had a nice hello, a smile, and a gentle voice to greet a person. One could see him walk around his...Read More »
30 of 49 | Posted by: K.Z. Kittides - MI

“My condolences to the Maddock family. We were neighbors for many years in Stillmeadow; our children went to school together. Sincerely, Mary Alice...Read More »
31 of 49 | Posted by: Mary Alice Lynch - Raleigh, NC

“It is with great sorrow and loss that I am writing this. Dr Maddock was not only a Dentist that I was lucky enough to work with 4 days a week; every...Read More »
32 of 49 | Posted by: Julie Pollack - Royal Oak, MI

“Bill was Best Man at my wedding 51 years ago. He wore a boler hat and was a cool looking dude. My fond memory of Bill was his freshman year at...Read More »
33 of 49 | Posted by: Larry White - Carrollton, TX

“Many good memories. Always smiling. He will be missed.My sympathy to his family ”
34 of 49 | Posted by: Judy Anthony Vanitvelt - MI

“Our thoughts are with Bill's family. As a classmate of the famous "57" gaduating class of Dondero High School Bill will be greatly missed. ”
35 of 49 | Posted by: Jim Fraus - Hobe Sound, FL

“It is with deep sadness that I extend my condolences to the entire family and all that knew Mr. Maddock. I say Mr. Maddock because he will always be...Read More »
36 of 49 | Posted by: Lindsey Rovin - Largo, FL

“From the whole Lynch family, we are truly sorry for your loss. Your family is in all of our prayers. ”
37 of 49 | Posted by: Brian Lynch - Lexington, KY

“I'm so sorry your loss Mark and the kids! Big Hugs! Be strong ”
38 of 49 | Posted by: Teri Telman Peterson - MI

“So many great memories of Bill from grade school on. His smile and his wit will never be forgotten. Bill will be missed. My deepest sympathy for...Read More »
39 of 49 | Posted by: Miriam (Taylor) Rund - Bessemer, MI

“I will remember Dr. Maddox for his great care of my mother and her teeth. He was always warm and kind to her, and to me, when I brought her to see...Read More »
40 of 49 | Posted by: Liane Hermann - Shelby Township, MI

“We will miss Dr. Maddock as our most caring and considerate dentist for the past 35 years. From his actions it was easy to see that he thoroughly...Read More »
41 of 49 | Posted by: Walt and Margaret Kauppila - MI

“Bill Maddock was a great dentist who became a great friend of the Sullivan family. He took wonderful care of my parents while they were alive, and...Read More »
42 of 49 | Posted by: Mike Sullivan - MI

“I HAVE KNOWN BILL SINCE OUR DAYS AT NORTHWOOD SCHOOL. HE WILL BE MISSED. MY CONDOLENCES TO HIS FAMILY. ”
43 of 49 | Posted by: JIM HOWE - MARICOPA, AZ

“Of the many special memories of Bill, the one I keep coming back to is Bill the avid golfer. As most of you know, Bill's golf was curtailed over the...Read More »
44 of 49 | Posted by: Dave Richey - Ann Arbor, MI

“Bill always brought laughter and joy to all his classmates. He was a friend to all and will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. ”
45 of 49 | Posted by: Joyce Bogg Thewalt - Grand Blanc, MI

“Bill was indeed a very compassionate person. Bill and I attended the same grade school in Royal Oak. My parents became patients of Bill's and he...Read More »
46 of 49 | Posted by: Fran Warth Richey - Ann Arbor, MI

“Oh, yes, I remember Bill very well. He had a pleasant personality, and was always ready for something fun to do. I can see by his picture that he...Read More »
47 of 49 | Posted by: Pat (Zaucha) Hubbard - Anthem, AZ

“Dr. Maddock was not only a great dentist but a good friend. He was a very caring and compasionate man and we will miss him. Our thoughts and...Read More »
48 of 49 | Posted by: Jean DeKeyser - Ferndale, MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. I have known Dr. Maddock since I was three years old, and he was much more than our...Read More »
49 of 49 | Posted by: Jaime Castellani Radick - MI


William H. Maddock, D.D.S., 72, of Bloomfield Hills, MI passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011. Dr. Maddock practiced dentistry in Ferndale on Woodward Ave where he began a practice in 1969. He was active in the Oakland County Dental Society. Prior to that, he had served proudly in the U.S. Navy in Norfolk, VA where he also practiced for two years. Bill married Patricia Putnam on June 29, 1963. Following time in Virginia, he moved his family back to Berkley, MI in 1969 before settling in Bloomfield Hills in 1971. Bill had a great sense of humor and enjoying joking and playing pranks. His charismatic ways made him a friend to all who knew him. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed playing tennis as well spending time on his boat, "Mad Doc" and traveling with his family. He also enjoyed dining out with his wife. Bill and family have many great memories of time spent at their cottage on Crooked Lake in northern Michigan. Most of all, Bill loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He attended as many activities for them as he could. He was a true family man with great family values. He will be greatly missed by his family and by all who were blessed to call him friend. Beloved husband of Patricia for 47 years. Loving father of Mark, Katy Clippert (Bill), Sarah Przygoda (Dave) and the late Peter. Devoted "Papa" of Tyler, Peyton, Scotty, Breanna, Parker, Steven, Paige, and Paxton. Dear brother of Marilyn Callahan (the late Bob) and the late Lois Bojas (Ed). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn 13-14 Mile) Tuesday 12-8p.m. Memorial service Wednesday 11:00am at Kirk in the Hills, 1340 W. Long Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Memorial tributes to the American Heart Association or the charity of donor's choice.

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