William was an avid reader, coin collector, and he loved animals and kids. He was a member of locals’ #1309 and #602, and retired from Navistar International in 1985 and from GM as a journeyman millwright in 1993.
He is survived by 2 children and their families, a close network of friends in the Lansing area, and his two cat companions. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 8, 2016, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow at Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, January 7th from 4-6 p.m. and again on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society.