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Willie "Bill" Honey

January 8, 1959 — November 5, 2022

Elkhart

Willie E. “Bill” Honey, 63, of Elkhart passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Willie was born on January 8, 1959 in Goshen to Willie and Ellen Honey. He married the love of his life Tammy Larson on July 8, 1992 in Elkhart.

Bill worked at Dynamic Metal LLC where he started his career in inventory control and worked up to warehouse manager. Bill enjoyed spending time outdoors from hunting and fishing to finding a special deal at a garage sale or auction to planting a flower garden or a vegetable garden. Most of all he loved to spend time with his family and friends.

Bill is survived by his wife of 30 years, Tammy; their children Aleisha and Steve LaPlace of Edwardsburg, MI., Terrie (Chris) Dozier of Elkhart, Joanie Honey of Elkhart, Erica Honey of Elkhart, and Jamie (Rachel) Burnett of Osceola; grandchildren Gabrianna (Ian) Gratzol- Hartman, Abby Gratzol, Terrence Edwards, Loviniese Edwards, Isaac Dozier, Isaiah Edwards, Jayce Dozier, Lillyana Edwards, Josiah Edwards, Amelia Burnett and Jonah Edwards and his sister Sharon (Lawrence) Brooks of Saginaw, MI.

Visitation will be held from 11am -1 pm on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 where funeral services will be at 1pm. Pastor Gary Sheets will officiate. Burial will follow at Elkhart Prairie Cemetery in Goshen. Memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Elkhart County, 54687 CR 19, Bristol, IN 56507 www.humanesociety.org or American Diabetes Association PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 www.diabetes.org or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 1100 N. Bethesda, MD 20814 www.cff.org or to your donation choice. Online condolences may be made to the Honey family at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com

Donations:

Humane Society of Elkhart County
54687 County Road 19, Bristol IN 46507
Tel: 1-574-848-4225
Web: http://elkharthumanesociety.org/donate/

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 110, Bethesda MD 20814
Web: http://www.cff.org

American Diabetes Association
PO Box 7023, Merrifield VA 22116-7023
Web: http://www.diabetes.org

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

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