William "Bill" Coleman

February 8, 1943July 22, 2018

William “Bill” Coleman, age 75, of Waterford, passed away July 22, 2018.

Beloved husband of Sandra. Loving father of Bonnie Hunt and Steven (Dana) Coleman. Proud Papa of Cody, Nicholas and Wesley. Dear brother of Diane (the late Charles) Howell, Allen (Teri) Coleman, Margie Caunt, Raymond (Val) Coleman and Tammy (Bryan) Hendrickson. Cherished uncle of many.

Bill was a career veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Life Member of the VFW, DAV, and former member of the Oakland County Veterans Group. Bill served as a Service Officer and also on the Honor Guard for VFW Post 1008 helping many fellow veterans and was Michigan’s Service Officer of the Year.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and Friday, July 27, 2018 from 10:00am until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:00am at the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 3295 E. Highland Road, Highland. Burial at Highland Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to Residential Hospice Foundation or VFW National Home for Children.


  • Visitation Thursday, July 26, 2018
  • Funeral Visitation Friday, July 27, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 27, 2018
  • Burial Friday, July 27, 2018

William "Bill" Coleman

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Jim McClure

July 26, 2018

I'll always be grateful for Bill's help applying for VA benefits. He was a great friend. He will be missed. Jim & Barb.

Bette Baker Johnson

July 25, 2018

I was saddened to hear the passing of another member of the MHS class of 1961. We are happy that he and Sandra were at our 50th and a more recent classic reunion. We are proud of his continued volunteer efforts with fellow vets. Prayers to his family.

Diane Leclair

July 24, 2018

Thoughts and prayers to the family as all of you go over treasured memories you have shared with Bill... these memories that were formed as a family are yours to hold tight and forever in your heart... again so very sorry diane leclair