William J. Peacock

William J. Peacock

William J. Peacock of Kalamazoo, Michigan, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2007 at his home. William was born February 3, 1945 in Kalamazoo to Thomas and Ritchel (Rice) Peacock. For 3 years he worked at the Satellite Restaurant, William worked for Brown Paper for about a year and worked in welder-maintenance (W.E.M.R) for General Motors for 30 years. He was very mechanical and able to fix anything. He loved helping others at a moments notice. William enjoyed antique tractors and tractor shows;  was a member of the Koi Club in Grand Rapids and had been a Jr. Marksman at the White Oaks Gun Club. On August 9, 1970 in Scottville he married Marlene Talsma who survives. Also surviving are his children; Donald (Rhonda) Peacock of Terre Haute, IN, Ronald (Stacy) Peacock of Alamo, Cheryl Peacock (Mary Muliett) of Battle Creek and Jesse (Shana) Larrabee of Allegan; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; a brother Robert (Pamela) Peacock of TN and a sister Nancy Jean (Larry) Williams of Modesto, CA; several nieces and nephews. Friends may meet the family on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. Cremation will follow. Contributions in memory of William may be made to Borgess VNA and Hospice Services.

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