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Baldwin-Fairchild Oviedo Funeral Home

501 E Mitchell Hammock RD, Oviedo, FL

OBITUARY

William Charles Punches

September 28, 1943March 6, 2020

William Charles Punches, age 76, of Oviedo, Florida, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 6, 2020.

He was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 28, 1943. Bill graduated from Kelvyn Park High School and received an Associates of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Margie, of 36 years, his three children, Denise (Lon), Jill (Todd), and Jason (Leigh). Bill is also survived by his two sisters, Charmaine Waggener and Georgia “Bunny” Carney, along with many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his son, Dean, and siblings, Herbert, Robert, Dennis, Shirley, and Patricia.

He cherished his ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild and held a very special place in his heart for his two godsons, Chris Rezac and Joseph Viney.

Bill’s professional career began at Payco American Corp (established by his brother, Dennis) where he worked until the company was sold in 1996. He then created his own healthcare company, Patient Financial Medical Services, soon afterwards and remained as president until he sold it in 2010. Upon the sale, he became a consultant for the new ownership. Bill was a member of HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management Association) and a proud donor to Advent Health and Orlando Health hospitals.

Bill thoroughly enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and most of all, his family. He felt pure joy in helping so many folks along the way. Bill’s humble beginnings and generous heart gave him much compassion for helping others. He will be dearly missed and truly holds a special place in all our hearts.

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020 11:30am at St Stephen Catholic Community located at 575 Tuskawilla Road., Winter Springs, Florida 32708. The family cordially invites attendees after the mass to Baldwin Fairchild Oviedo Chapel for a gathering of friends and reception from 1 to 4pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VITAS Healthcare, VCC department, 2201 Lucien Way Suite 100, Maitland, Florida, 32751 in loving memory of Bill.

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David Lomblad

March 15, 2020

Bill your sense of humor and good spirits will be missed.

tony christifulli

March 12, 2020

what a great human being ,a great neighbor,fiend,golf partner he will missed by many. my condolences to Margie and family.

Loren Rosenthal

March 12, 2020

“The Shiek you will be missed. You impacted not just my life but probably most people around you for the better our world lost a good man RIP.

To the family, I like to offer my condolences to you all. I worked with Bill at Payco American in the '80s and '90s. ”

Fred Fredriksen

March 11, 2020

A brother in-law, friend and buddy. Billy will be deeply missed by all. May the lord take him into his arms and take him into paradise. Margie, Denise and Jill, my deepest sympathy to you all.

Dennis (Skip) Punches

March 11, 2020

Uncle Bill was one of the kindest and most generous men I have ever known. He would literally give the shirt off his back to help his fellow man. He will be greatly missed. The earth became a little poorer and heaven a little richer the day we lost him. RIP Uncle Bill. Say hi to Dad for me. Peace and comfort to all of us who loved him.

Dan Crowson

March 10, 2020

My condolences to the entire family.
I had the pleasure of working with Bill when we were employed at Payco General American Credits. He was an inspirational leader and a great boss with a great sense of humor.

Phyllis Whitesell

March 9, 2020

My deepest sympathy goes out to Bill's family, especially his wife Margie and daughters Denise and Jill, and son Jason. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Phyllis Whitesell

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