Stubbins, William

Written by David Green.

William Franklin Stubbins, 74, of Morenci, Mich., died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.

Bill was born June 6, 1937, in Ypsilanti, Mich., the son of Floyd and Mildred (Mepham) Stubbins. On Sept. 10, 1955, in Angola, Ind., he married Beverly Bierck and she survives.

Bill lived the past 50 years in Morenci and attended the Fairfield Baptist Church.  He was formerly employed at Dinner Bell Foods in Archbold, Ohio, until they closed, and for the past 20 years at Anderson’s in Munson and Crop Production in Morenci.

Besides his wife, Bill is survived by his children, Tony (and Susan) Stubbins, Kevin (and Diana) Stubbins, Michelle Stubbins and Tim (and Trish) Stubbins; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Sandy Collins and Mary Kathrine Rockwell.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Jason.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with the Rev. Stephen Boley officiating.  Burial will follow at the Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette, Ohio. Visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Fairfield Baptist Church.

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