William Vincent "Bill" Meder
1959 - 2020
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William "Bill" Vincent Meder of Fort Lauderdale, FL formerly of Orlando, FL passed away unexpectedly on December 30, 2020. He was 61 years of age.

Bill was born on January 24, 1959 and always had a passion for sales and the car industry. He exceled in this career for 30 years and was the Manager of Sales Operations at AutoNation Corporate in Fort Lauderdale – a position that he felt blessed to hold. Bill generously shared his talents and was a mentor to many. He was out-going with an infectious smile and in his free time Bill enjoyed music, traveling, experiencing life, playing Pokémon Go with his wife and spending time with their families.

Bill is survived by his wife, Cherie Mackool Meder; his brothers Charlie Meder (Michelle) and Wayne Champion; his children, Stephanie Webb (Preston), Anthony Meder, George Meder, Caitlyn Montes (Nick), Michael Andrew Cook; his grandchildren, Josi Webb, Ella Webb, Hailey Stewart, Sutton Meder, Caden Montes; nieces and nephews Sheena Fierro (Renaldo), Chase Meder (Dana), Eva Gates (Zack), Bryonna Meder, Nathan Steele, Emmet Steele; and his beloved cats William and Cynthia.

Unfortunately, in this time of Covid we are not having a service, but we will have a private service for friends and family at a later date. In lieu of flowers or gifts, you are welcome to make a donation to a charity that was very important to Bill, AutoNation Breast Cancer Research – https://www.autonation.com/drive-pink

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Published in Sun-Sentinel on Jan. 3, 2021.
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January 14, 2021
Our loss, but Heaven's gain. A wonderful and irreplaceable man for sure. I wish that I could have shared more if this life with him.
Sid Rayford
Friend
January 4, 2021
Great car guy Phenomenal family man! Will Truly be missed by all
Ryan Matthews
January 4, 2021
I am thinking of Cherie and family, My heartfelt prayers are with all of you. May God help bring peace and healing to your hurting hearts.
Dana
January 3, 2021
22 years ago I started work with Bill here at AutoNation. We worked at both store level and Corp side of our business. Bill had the great quality of seeing the positive in all we did. We are now both grandfathers and our conversations always ended with how blessed we both were with our families. Bill is the true picture of a gentleman and friend. Heaven just got one of our Best!
Ken Fackler
January 3, 2021
Bill...You were the most amazing man I ever met. We need more "Bills" like you in the world. You will be so missed!
Lisa
January 3, 2021
Continued prayers for peace and comfort during this time. Will continue to keep you and all of Bill´s family in my prayers. Love you cousin~Kelli
Kelli Burrous
January 2, 2021
Cherie, I'm sending prayers and lots of love to you and the family during your time of loss...I pray that God gives you the courage, endurance and strength to weather this storm... know that you are loved and you're not alone.
Rita Rowland
January 2, 2021
Cherie, We send our love and sympathies to you in the loss of Bill. Y´all are in our thoughts and prayers. Will try and call soon to check on you. Love and Prayers, Joe & Mabel
Joe & Mabel Wells
January 2, 2021
I am sorry for your loss.
Carol Ann James
January 2, 2021
Sending Love and Prayers to the Family. May God Give you Peace During This Season. My Sincere Condolences
Shonda
Friend
January 2, 2021
Sending love and prayers to Cherie and his entire family. Such a tremendous loss. He was so genuine and will be missed by so many.
Stephanie Bills
January 2, 2021
Praying for Bill's family. So sorry about Bill. God bless.
Gina Herrington
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