William Michael Willard

Born: Sat., Aug. 16, 1947
Died: Fri., Mar. 19, 2021


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Mar. 25, 2021
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Mar. 25, 2021
Location: Donald B Thompson Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

1:00 PM Fri., Mar. 26, 2021
Location: St John the Evangelist Catholic Church

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William Michael "Mike" Willard, 73, Myersville died Friday March 19, 2021 at Frederick health Hospital. He was the husband of Lois Willard.

Born in Frederick on August 16, 1947 he was the son of the late William Clarence and Ellen Bernadette Zimmerman Willard. He was employed by the Safeway Corporation for forty-two years until his retirement. He was a member of St. John's the Evangelist Catholic Church, Frederick, was a1965 graduate of St. John's High School and also received his AA degree from Frederick Community College. He was an avid baseball fan of both the Orioles and Nats and also was avid Green Bay Packers cheesehead fan.

Surviving, besides his wife are three children Michael Jason Willard and wife Emily of Monrovia, Joshua William Willard of Myersville and Becky Willard Green and husband James of Myersville, two grandchildren Casey and Zak, one brother John Main of Brooklyn, NY and his mother and father-in-law Donald and Etta Mae Wisner of Myersville.

The family will receive friends on Thursday March 25 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown. Masks and social distancing will be required. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1 PM on Friday March 26 from the St. John's the Evangelist Church, 118 E. 2nd St., Frederick. Fr. John Streifel will officiate. Interment will be made in the Harmony Church of the Brethren, Myersville.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Catholic Church.

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