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Doyle Vickers

June 22, 1925 - May 31, 2014
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William 'Doyle' Vickers, age 88, of Albion passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 31 2014 at home. He was born June 22, 1925 to James Ovin and Thelma Elise (Clark) Vickers in Louisville Mississippi. After serving in WWII, he came to Albion where he met and married Eleanor Jane Vickers on December 28, 1947. She preceded him in death on February 14, 2008.Doyle was very proud to serve his country in the US Marine Corp during World War II, in the Pacific theater. He was a member of the VFW Post 3672 and the American Legion Post 55 in Albion. He retired from Decker Manufacturing after 40 years. During that time he also owned and operated...
William 'Doyle' Vickers, age 88, of Albion passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 31 2014 at home. He was born June 22, 1925 to James Ovin and Thelma Elise (Clark) Vickers in Louisville Mississippi. After serving in WWII, he came to Albion where he met and married Eleanor Jane Vickers on December 28, 1947. She preceded him in death on February 14, 2008.Doyle was very proud to serve his country in the US Marine Corp during World War II, in the Pacific theater. He was a member of the VFW Post 3672 and the American Legion Post 55 in Albion. He retired from Decker Manufacturing after 40 years. During that time he also owned and operated Vickers Printing Company. He volunteered for the Albion Ambulance Servifor 17 years. His proudest possession was the deer he shot, which won him the 1995 Boone and Crockett Award with 21 atypical points. It was the largest deer bagged in Calhoun County that year.

He is survived by:
Daughters-Melanie (Rick) Wheeler of Marshall
PenelopeVickers of Marshall
Grandchildren- Travis Wheeler of Portland Oregon (fiancee Amanda Dennison)
Courtney (Zebulon) Jones of Portland Oregon
Amanda Dilsaver of Marshall (special friend, Michael Good)
Matthew (Jenna) Hart of Marshall
Great Grandchildren- Jessica, Jaykob, and Melysa of Marshall
Lexi and Mia Hart of Marshall
Tyler and Isabella Good
A special friend - Phyllis Gill of Marengo
Beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife 'Jane', sister Evelyn Blauvelt.

Visitation for the family and friends will be held Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 2 - 4 and 6-8 PM at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion Michigan 49224. Funeral Service will be held Friday June 6, 2014 at 1 PM at the Funeral Home with Pastor Charlotte Ellison officiating. Military Honors will be held at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions can be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Porter St. Albion Michigan 49224, or the charity of choice.

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