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William J. Spyker Sr.

May 12, 1932 December 13, 2018
William J. Spyker Sr.
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Major William J. Spyker Sr., 86, was Promoted to Glory from Lansing, MI, December 13, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. Born May 12, 1932 to Harry and Teresa (Weber) Spyker in St. Joseph, MO, Bill married Carolyn Trombley on October 4, 1958. Bill and Carolyn entered The Salvation Army College for Officer Training in Chicago, IL, September 19, 1960 and were commissioned as officers and ordained ministers of the gospel on June 11, 1962. Together they served throughout the midwest in a variety of appointments for over 35 years. Bill loved his time serving people, especially at the College for Officer Training and Little Pine Island Camp. He enjoyed reading and studying the Bible, gardening, his model train collection, travelling, and spending time with his family. Most of all, “Major” loved people and strove to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to everyone he met.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents and brother Henry Spyker.
Loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend, and pastor to everyone he met, Bill will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 60 years, Carolyn, son William J. (Dana) Jr., daughter Marian (Brian) Rogers; 4 grandchildren: Sydney, Nora, Noah, and Grace; sisters Carol Skinner and Ruth (Ernie) Timko.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Oneida Gospel Church, 3048 Strange Hwy., Grand Ledge, with interment at Union Cemetery, Oneida Twp., Eaton County. Visitation will be held at the church Wednesday 10:00 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Salvation Army, www.salansing.org in memory of William Spyker Sr. The family has entrusted arrangements to Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Wednesday

19

Dec

10:00 AM 12/19/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/19/2018 12:00:00 PM
Oneida Gospel Church

3048 Strange Hwy.
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Oneida Gospel Church
3048 Strange Hwy. Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

19

Dec

12:00 PM 12/19/2018 12:00:00 PM
Oneida Gospel Church

3048 Strange Hwy.
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Oneida Gospel Church
3048 Strange Hwy. Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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