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Howard Williams Truesdale II

December 2, 1943 ~ January 29, 2022 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Howard Williams Truesdale II age 78, of Tecumseh, Michigan passed away on January 29, 2022. Howard "Bill" was born December 2, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan the son of Howard and Ethel (Parr) Truesdale. He attended and graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1962.  In October, 1965 he entered the United States Army serving our country during the Vietnam War, until June 1971. On his return after serving our country he attended Barber School. After Barber School he opened his own shop in Tecumseh called Bill's Barber Shop until 2015. In Bill's spare time he loved to feed and watch birds, had a love for animals and painted miniature civil war Soldiers. He had a love for the Upper Peninsula and he was a former member of the Hiawatha Sportsman Club, in Engadine, Michigan. Bill is survived by his sister, Judith Wittrup; nieces, nephews and very special friend's Rainey (Cheryl) Lopez  and children also with the extended Lopez Families of  Ridgeway mourning his loss. He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Ethel; brother-in-law, Larry Wittrup. Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Monday February 7, 2022 at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh, with Special friend Pastor Isabel Lopez, officiating.  Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. Monday until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the ProMedica Hospice. Bill's Family and friends would like to thank his Doctors, nurses and the entire staff of Heartland/ProMedica Hospice of Ann Arbor for all their love and care. 


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February 7, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Funeral Service
February 7, 2022

1:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221


Brookside Cemetery
501 N. Union St.
Tecumseh, MI 49286


ProMedica Hospice Memorial Fund
444 N. Summit St., Toledo OH 43604


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