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Billie E. McWilliams

March 19, 1946 ~ July 7, 2019 (age 73)

Obituary

MC WILLIAMS, Billie E. - age 73 of Linden passed away July 7, 2019. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 AM Thursday, July 11, 2019 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church 600 N. Adelaide, Fenton. Fr. David Harvey Celebrant. Visitation 4PM-8PM Wednesday at Sharp Funeral Homes Fenton 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton and 10:00 AM until time of Mass Thursday at Church. Vigil Service 5:30 PM Wednesday.  Interment 1:30 PM Thursday at Great Lakes National Cemetery 4200 Belford Rd., Holly. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Gary Sinise Foundation would be appreciated. The foundation serves our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need.

Billie was born March 19, 1946 in Broseley, MO, the son of Hershel and Lois (Doyle) McWilliams. He married Mary G. Martin in Davison,  November 26, 1971. Billie graduated from Bendle High School in 1964. He proudly served in the US Air Force during the Viet Nam Era as part of the Strategic Air Command. Billie was employed as a Salesman for Paramount Potato Chip Co., Flint and Better Made Potato Chip Co., Detroit for over 30 years. Billie was an avid outdoors man, and was an accomplished athlete, excelling in basketball and golf.

Surviving are: wife, Mary; daughters, Jeannine (John) Strickert, Carrie (Brad) Chanter; grandchildren, Katherine, Matthew, Thomas, and Margaret; sister, Barbara (David) Slayton, Larry (Debe) McWilliams; many nieces and nephews.

Billie was preceded in death by his parents. Online tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 10, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Vigil Service
Wednesday
July 10, 2019

5:30 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Funeral Mass
Thursday
July 11, 2019

10:30 AM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
600 North Adelaide Street
Fenton, MI 48430

Interment
Thursday
July 11, 2019

1:30 PM
Great Lakes National Cemetery, Belford Rd

Donations

Gary Sinise Foundation
PO Box 368, Woodland Hills CA 91365
Web: https://www.garysinisefoundation.org/

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