William Howard McKindley

William Howard McKindley

William Howard McKindley

William Howard McKindley, 88, of Buchanan, passed away on June 9, 2019, at Riveridge Manor, Niles.

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 and 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; and sisters, Carol and Helen.

A funeral service for William will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan. Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, at Hoven Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Buchanan. 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, P.O. Box 357, Galien, MI 49113. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.hovenfunerals.com.