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William J. Stringer

March 06, 1939 ~ October 12, 2022

It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of William Jackie Stringer, 83, of Vero Beach, Florida on Oct 12, 2022. Born Mar 6, 1939 in Murl, Kentucky to James Leslie and Ruth (Lloyd) Stringer, he loved music and spent much of his free time playing guitar and listening to old time country music.  Bill loved golf, fishing, woodworking, gardening, and fixing odds and ends around the house. One of his great prides was completing high school as an adult in his 30’s, having quit school after 8th grade to work. Bill retired after 30 years from Fisher Body/BOC in Lansing MI, moved back to his hometown of Monticello KY, eventually settling in Vero Beach Florida. 

He leaves behind Dorothy (Kirk) Stringer, his loving wife of 37 years; children Deborah Stringer,  Brad Stringer, Teresa Huhn (Paul Voisin), and Les Stringer, Tony (Susan) Helms, Chris Helms (Angela) and Troy (Patricia Leskovar) Helms; and honorary brother and sister, Wally and Barbara Waldrop.  Bill had 17 grandchildren: Diedra, Victoria, Jessica, Brandi, Brittany, Tara, Emily, Hannah, Jarod, Olivia, Alexandra, Eli, Zachary, Noah, Sabrina, Josh, and Wayne and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, friends and Papa’s kids, all of whom will miss him greatly.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Carl (wife Euna Mae) Stringer and James (wife Rosie) Stringer.

A memorial service will be held in MIchigan at a date to yet be determined.  Please consider giving to the American Heart Association in lieu of flowers or cards.


Tabethia Dobbs Dabbelt

October 26, 2022, 3:37 am

We will miss you Papa Bill. Always in our hearts and left us with great memories. We love you dearly. To All his family: you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sammy Vibbert

October 26, 2022, 11:04 am

Love papa so much prayers to everyone who muss him so much

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