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William Ronald Wiscombe

September 23, 1926 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 91)

William Ronald Wiscombe, 91, of Hillman passed away Friday, March 2, 2018 at his home.

William was born September 23, 1926 in Gagetown, Michigan to the late Samuel and Leola (Beach) Wiscombe.  William served in the United States Army during World War II and retired from Pontiac Motors as superintended of maintenance.  On July 20, 1974 he married Edith Richway.  She preceded him in death January 18, 2010.  He was a member of Pleasant Valley Free Methodist Church, Elf Khurafen Shriners and was a past Grand Master of Atlanta Masonic Lodge 516.  Bill enjoyed sports, Tiger baseball, and doing wood and electrical work. 

Surviving are 4 children, Carol Jean Crisman, William (Carrie) Wiscombe, Randy Wiscombe, Timothy Wiscombe; 4 step-children, Billie Jean (George) Bowman, Robert (Rosita) Richway, Linda Mae (Steve) Barnett, Mary Ann (Joe) Burke; 19 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; 4 siblings, Inez (James) Hudson, Lois Taylor, Les (Judy) Wiscombe, Gladys Niemi; sister-in-law, Linda Wiscombe; several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Wiscombe was preceded in death by 2 step-children, John Richway, Virginia Abbe; 4 siblings, Lyle Wiscombe, Sam Wiscombe, Mary Emerson, and James Wiscombe.

Visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home – Hillman on Friday, March 9, 2018 from 2-8 p.m. with a Masonic prayer service at 7 p.m.  Visitation will continue Saturday at Hillman Free Methodist Church from 1 p.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. with Rev. Mark Ryan officiating.  Military Honors will be accorded him at the cemetery in the spring.

Interment:  Hillman Rust Township Cemetery

Memorials: Pleasant Valley Free Methodist Church

Donations may be made to:

Pleasant Valley Free Methodist Church
19109 Pleasant Valley Road, Hillman MI 49746
Tel: 1-989-742-4120