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William Edward Allred, Jr.

December 11, 1934 September 11, 2021
William  Edward  Allred, Jr.
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Obituary for William Edward Allred, Jr.

William Edward Allred, Jr. of Waterford, formerly of Wixom was born December 11, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan to William Edward and Rose (nee: Pajot) Allred, Sr. He died September 11, 2021 at the age of 86.

Mr. Allred is the beloved husband of 67 years to Melva Ann (nee: Shears). Loving father of Susan (Manuel) Neamos and Pamela (Charles) Earnest. Grandfather of Zoe Neamos, Michael Earnest and Nicholas (Lauren) Earnest. He is preceded in death by his brother Thomas (Patricia) Allred. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Mr. Allred grew up in Hazel Park and was an avid runner who participated in both Track and Cross Country. He met his wife Melva in Junior High and they started dating their Senior Year of High School. He was drafted by the United States Army 2 times. Mr. Allred began working for the Chrysler Corporation while still in High School and retired after serving 34 years.

In his spare time Mr. Allred enjoyed doing Civil War reenactments and presentations. He was a story and joke teller and he enjoyed studying history. After his retirement he and his wife would spend winters in Silver Springs, Florida. His other hobbies included camping, traveling, square dancing, bike riding, boating, fishing and photography. His faith was important to him and he was very active at Crossroads Presbyterian Church where he was one of the first deacons.

A memorial service will be held at Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 1445 Welch Rd. Commerce Township (between Pontiac Trail and Maple) Sunday, September 26th at 1 PM. Friends may gather beginning at 12:30 PM. Interment Wixom Cemetery. The service will also be streamed live by going to www.crossroadspc.org.

Upcoming Events

Visitation

Sunday

26

Sep

12:30 PM 9/26/2021 12:30:00 PM - 1:00 PM 9/26/2021 1:00:00 PM
Crossroads Presbyterian Church

1445 Welch Rd.
Commerce Township, MI 48390

Crossroads Presbyterian Church
1445 Welch Rd. Commerce Township 48390 MI
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

26

Sep

1:00 PM 9/26/2021 1:00:00 PM
Crossroads Presbyterian Church

1445 Welch Rd.
Commerce Township, MI 48390

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Crossroads Presbyterian Church
1445 Welch Rd. Commerce Township 48390 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Wixom Cemetery Final Resting Place

N. WIxom Rd. & West Maple Rd.
Wixom, MI 48393

N. WIxom Rd. & West Maple Rd. Wixom 48393 MI
United States
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