William Howard McKindley, 88, of Buchanan, formerly of Fairfield Glade, passed away on June 9, 2019 at Riveridge Manor, Niles, Michigan.
He was born on April 10, 1931 to the late William Merle and Jeanette (Crans) McKindley in Benton Harbor. On July 9, 1995 he married Clara Darlene Lear.
William is survived by his wife, Clara; son, Thomas Lane; daughters, Gail (Roger) Langfeld, Juli Ziembowicz, Cathy Hamilton, Beverly Melton; sister-in-law, Barbara Lamb and many grandchildren, great- grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Gerald Patton; daughter, Sharon Patton; sisters, Carol and Helen.
Funeral Service for William will be at 1 pm on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Hoven Funeral home, Buchanan. Visitation will be held from 12 – 1 pm on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Hoven Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Buchanan. A luncheon will be at the American Legion after the burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Buchanan American Legion Post 51, 403 E. Front St, Buchanan, MI 49107 or Galien Missionary Church, 108 Cleveland, PO Box 357, Galien, MI 49113. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.hovenfunerals.com.