William “Bill” Henry Andrews
William “Bill” Henry Andrews, son of William G. Andrews and Lois Ruth Stone (Wever) was born July 4th, 1957 in Muskegon, Michigan. He attended schools in Muskegon, Michigan. After completing his GED in Fruitport, Bill served in the United States Navy from 1974 to 1977. In 2001, Bill reconnected with his sister Penny’s best friend, Melissa, and in the summer of 2002 the couple married. Together, they celebrated 18 years of marriage before his passing. Bill also served his country and our troops in Iraq from 2008 to 2009 as a recovery driver for KBR. He was well known for his sense of humor and heart of gold.
Bill is survived by his wife: Melissa Andrews (Minard); four children: Jake Trudell, Shelby Trudell, Steven Pratt (Raven), and Miranda Pratt; seven grandchildren: Alexandria Pratt, Zackary Pratt, Taryn Pratt, Sky Holliman-Hall, Kaelyn Pratt, Coraline Christie, and Holden Pratt. Bill is also survived by his mother Lois Stone (Wever), sisters Penny Streling and Cindy Trudell (Chuck); many nieces and nephews; and last but not least his dear friend Jimmy from Fresno. He was preceded in death by his father William G. Andrews, stepfather Lawrence J. Stone, sister Patti Stone, and niece Grace Trudell.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, May 16th at 2:00 PM, with a memorial to follow at 3:00 PM. Location: Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 3131 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49548.