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Mr. William A. "Bill" Weemes

Mr. William A. "Bill" Weemes
  • November 18, 1931 - January 21, 2017
  • Richland, Michigan
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
    801 Roeder Road
    Suite 1000
    Silver Spring, MD 20910

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“Dean and Jeff, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Although we have known each other for many years, I only had the pleasure of...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Terry Tobias

“Bill Weemes FamilyHad the opportunity to work with Bill in BC Plt for a number of years. Always found him honest and reliable. Just a side bit...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Don Thomason - Bonita Springs. Fl, FL

“I loved Uncle Bill very much. I wish we had grown up living closer together in proximaty and more involved in each other's lives. I love you always...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Julia Weemes Copley - Colbert, OK

“Dean. I was saddened to hear of your father passing. He was a great man who loved family, and life to the max. He was a wonderful boss who stood up...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Connie Moffett - East Leroy, MI

“Dean -- so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a good man. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Judy Markovich - Battle creek, MI

“Dean and family, so sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. Out thoughts and prayers are with all of you. A Great Guy will surely be missed. Mary &...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Pat Dowding

“We were so sorry to hear the sad news that Bill had passed away.He was always so friendly and kind to both of us.Bill worked many years maintaining...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Ross Soltess - Richland, MI

“Bill and Betty both will be missed by the people of Saint Jerome Parish.Deacon Gary and Eleanor Wright ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“What can I say? One of a kind!! Always enjoyed being with Bill. Worked together, took a few business trips together and played a bit of golf. Very...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Ray Rowles - Battle Creek, MI

“MAY THE THOUGHT OF KNOWING THAT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SHARE IN YOUR GRIEF BE OF COMFORT TO YOUR FAMILY.PLEASE READ PROV 17:17 ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: KELLEY - OH

“Deepest sympathy. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Tuttle Cummins - MI

“We will miss you Bill and all of your stories. May you hit them long and straight in heaven with Betty by your side. Jan and Gary Smith ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Jan Smith - Richland, MI - Friend

“Bill was the finest of human beings blending a big heart with a great sense of humor and an unusual zest for life. I met Bill roughly 10 years ago...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Milton Pollock - Kalamazoo, MI

“So sorry to read of the passing of Uncle Bill. He was a kind and loving individual. Always a support when you needed him. Love and prayers being sent...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Janice (Rodriguez) Davis - MI

“Our thoughts and prayers with all of you from the Milton Weemes family in Oklahoma ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Gorley - Durant, OK - Family

“John Williams and I saw Bill a couple of weeks ago and shared some laughs.Bill always had a story to tell me "stevie my boy" We will miss you and...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Steve Billmeier - Rockford, MI


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William A. "Bill" Weemes, age 85, of Richland, MI passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, January 21, 2017 at the Lakewood Assisted Living in Augusta, MI. He was born in Old Hickory, TN on November 18, 1931, the son of Frank C. and Julia (Winnett) Weemes. Bill faithfully served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

Bill married the "Love of His Life", Betty Ann Rodriguez at the Fort Custer Military Base in Battle Creek on April 25, 1953; she sadly preceded him in death on April 9, 2015. He is survived by two sons, William "Dean" (Andrea Lynn "Andy") Weemes of Augusta, and Jeffrey Mark (Alison) Weemes of Ada, MI; a grandson, Dr. Kristopher Ross Weemes, and a step-grandson, Ted Coale. Bill was also sadly preceded in death by grandson, Nicholas Adam "Nick" Weemes on December 6, 2015, and two brothers, Hoyt & Milton Weemes.

Bill enjoyed traveling to Florida, and was an extremely avid & excellent golfer, and was a member at Gull Lake View Golf Club for many years. He was a founding member of the St. Jerome Catholic Church in Battle Creek, and was currently a member of the St. Ann Catholic Church in Augusta, and the Kellogg 25 Year Club.

The family will receive friends 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26th at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel where the Parish Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 27th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 12648 East D Avenue, Augusta, MI 49012 with Father John D. Fleckenstein, Celebrant and Deacon Michael A. Carl, Assisting. Interment with full military honors will follow at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association 801 Roeder Rd., Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Bill may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.