April 11, 1949 - December 2, 2012
William "Billy Mac" McDermott, 63, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Woodland Hospice House.
Funeral services for Bill will be held at Mt. Pleasant Community Church on Saturday, December 8th at 11 a.m. with Joseph Frankenfield and Matthew McDermott officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 6th from 7-9 p.m., Friday, December 7th from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m at Clark Family Funeral Chapel and on Saturday, December 8th from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Woodland Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
Bill was born on April 11, 1949 in Buffalo, NY, the son of William McDermott and Debbie Pollard. Bill received his bachelors degree from Bowling Green University, and his Masters and Doctorate in Education from the University of Michigan
. He was an educator at Central Michigan University for 13 years until 2008. Bill loved listening to music, writing, playing softball with his Ann Arbor buddies, baking and cooking, taking walks and spending time with his friends and family.
Bill is survived by his partner, Jane Mills of Mt. Pleasant and her children, Tyler, Chelsea and Matthew Benjamin Mills; son, Morgan (Nina) McDermott of California and grandson, Memphis Jack McDermott; brothers: Michael McDermott of Wisconsin, Richard "Dick" (Debbie) McDermott of Ohio, Mark (Bobbi) McDermott of Ohio, Matthew (LeAnn) McDermott of California, Sean (Tam) McDermott of Ohio; sister, Margaret (Andy) Sechkar of Ohio, and many nieces and nephews.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dennis McDermott in 1992; sister in law, Patricia McDermott in 2012.
You may view Bill's obituary online and send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at www.clarkfuneralchapel.com.