William H. Berkheiser III; passed into glory Sunday, November 15, 2020. He was surrounded by his wife Nancy and his two children, Bill and Rebecca. William is survived by his wife Nancy of 53 years, two children Bill Berkheiser (wife, Shannon) and Rebecca (Berkheiser) VanDeusen (husband, Ryan). He had six grandchildren; Emily, Cole and Tristan (Bill and Shannon) and Caleb (wife, Sarah), Joshua and Jacob (Rebecca and Ryan). William is also survived by his brother Keith and his two sisters, Mary Ellen and Karin.
William was an active servant and member of First Baptist Church of Lake Orion for over 20 years. He worked in the automotive industry for over 40 years, working all over the United States and 3 continents. He was a proud veteran of the 82nd Airborne. He was full of faith in Christ, loved his country and was characterized by his commitment to family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church of Lake Orion, 11am December 5, 2020. Friends will be received at 10am, an hour prior to the service. Pastor Juan Moreno will be officiating.
Family and friends are invited to a graveside service on Friday December 11, 2020 at 11:00 am in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303
Should friends and family desire, contributions may be made out to the charity of your choice as an expressions of your sympathy instead of flowers. Local arrangements are by the Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. To leave an online condolence please visit Bill’s tribute page at www.dewhirstbolesfuneral.com.
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