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William H. "Bill" Wilson

December 13, 1947 ~ July 25, 2018 (age 70)

William H. “Bill” Wilson

William Herbert (Bill) Wilson passed away at home on July 25, 2018.  Bill was born December 13, 1947 in Toledo, Ohio to Paul and Doris Wilson. He graduated from Roy C. Start High School in 1965 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Albion College in 1969. While at Albion, he also studied at the Central D'Estudios Colombos Americanos in Bogota, Colombia.

He served as a draftee in the US Army from July 1970 to January 1972, receiving an honorable discharge and the Army Commendation Medal. In March 1971, he married his only wife Elizabeth (Beth) Clemmer in Naples, FL.

After the Army they moved back to Toledo where he worked in the trucking industry for several years. They moved to Harbor Springs in 1978. He worked for several years as a construction laborer before joining Preston Feather in 1980, there he worked primarily as a forest products buyer retiring in 2012.

He is survived by his wife Beth, his beloved daughter Ashley and a sister Mary (Dee) Grapentine. Donations to be made to McLaren Home Care & Hospice or a Children's Hospital of your choice. At his request, no service is planned.  Arrangements in the care of Stone Funeral Home, Inc.

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