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William Davis Powers


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William Davis Powers Obituary
Powers, William Davis; of Lake Orion; age 86; passed away May 12, 2018. Bill is the beloved husband of Marianne for 17 years and was preceded in death by his first wife Diane of 41 years. He is the loving father of Jim (the late Mary) Powers, Judy Powers and Donna (Raymond) Colpaert; grandfather of Kelly, Erin, Shannon and Jimmy Powers; great grandfather of Bodhi and Amelia Powers; and brother of the late Ella Alsbury. Bill was a Veteran of Korean War. He later owned and operated Woodward Glass in Detroit, and for several years was a volunteer police officer in West Bloomfield. Thru the years Bill was active in many high school athletic programs, but he was most proud of having started the Hockey program at Pontiac Catholic High School. In 2018 Bill was elected the Shrine High School Distinguished Alumni of the year. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lake Orion. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3-8pm at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home, Lake Orion with Rosary and a Celebration Toast with the Ancient Order of Hibernians at 7pm. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Mercy Hospice or to Mercy Supportive Palliative Care. www.sparksgriffin.com
Published in The Oakland Press on May 15, 2018
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