Wlliam "Bill" Strachan

March 4, 1931February 10, 2018

William Strachan Jr., was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 4, 1931 to William Sr., and Christian Strachan. "Bill" passed away peacefully, in his Novi, Michigan home, with his family by his side on February 10, 2018. He was under the gentle care of Kindred Hospice.

Bill was the beloved husband of Lorraine for 67 years. Loving father of Gail (John Tomlinson) Strachan, Sherry Spencer, and Greg Strachan. Dear grandfather of Matthew (Denise) Tomlinson, Michael (Andrea) Tomlinson, Kathryn (Michael) Sloan, and Chelsea (Andrew Fulton) Spencer. Great-grandfather of Nathan Tomlinson, Samuel Tomlinson, Jacob Tomlinson, Zachary Tomlinson, Sabrina Tomlinson, Griffin Sloan, Quentin Tomlinson, and two more on the way.

Bill was a veteran of the United States Army. He then had a successful career as an electrician until he retired. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Bill's family will receive friends beginning at 10:30am for a Funeral Service at 11:00am on Monday, February 12, 2018 at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church 26701 Joy Road, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127. With a luncheon to follow.

Bill will be laid to rest privately in the beautiful and historical Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan.

Memorial Donations may be made in William's honor to:

Kindred Hospice Foundation 3350 Riverwood Parkway, Suite 1400 Atlanta, Georgia 30339 855-951-6150


St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church 26701 Joy Road Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127 (313)274-3820

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  • In State Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 12, 2018

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