William L. Springer Jr., 87 years, passed away Monday May 7, 2018. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School Class of 1950, Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps., lifetime member of DAV, Amvets and VFW. William graduated from Twin City Barber College (1961), and later co-owner of Twin City Barber College, former instructor at Lovell Barber College. He leaves to cherish fond memories: Children Linon "Ricky" Houston, Alvin "Coonie" (Loretta) Houston, William (Vanessa) Springer III; Special friend Roberta Golden; Mother-in-law Louvenia Gary; Sisters-in-law Margaret Gary and Berenda Gary; Brothers-in-law Gregory Gary, Theodore (Patrice) Gary, Marvin (Robin) Gary; Step brother & sister Andrew More and Dorothy Robinson. 8 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Sunday, May 13, 2018 from 12 to 8:00 p.m.with family hours 6-8:00p.m. with funeral services Monday, May 14, 2018 at 11:00a.m. All services at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Gary, IN. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.