William (Billy) Arnold Koch, age 45, of Clearwater, passed away unexpectedly on April 29, 2023. He was born and raised in Lapeer, Michigan. Will graduated from Lapeer West High School and continued his studies, obtaining multiple Associate Degrees.
He was an Electronics Engineer Tech with Jabil. He began his 17 years of service in Michigan, moving to Tempe Az before ultimately settling in the Clearwater, Florida facility, where he was well respected and cherished by his coworkers.
Will had a passion for his salt water fish tanks this included having a camera system to watch them while he was away from the house. Will loved to travel and explore, Las Vegas as his favorite destination. Much like his father, Will enjoyed trying his luck, whether it be at a casino or on lotto tickets. He loved going to Tigers baseball games and enjoyed cultivating his palm, pineapple and banana trees. Will was protective of his family and had a heart of gold.
Will was preceded in death by his father Kenneth "aka Keithy" Koch of Michigan. He will be greatly missed by his mother, Patricia Dutcher of Caro, Michigan; sisters Bonnie (Danial) Whittington of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Amy Wright of Rawlins, Wyoming; two nieces, one nephew; 2 great-nephews and one great niece; many aunts and uncles; lots of cousins, including his partner-in-crime, Jen (Mike) Dice of Lapeer, Michigan; and numerous other family members and friends. Will was loved and well-respected by everyone who had the honor of knowing him.
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Following Williams own wishes, cremation will occur in Clearwater Fl. The celebration of life will be held in Lapeer Michigan on Sunday, May 28th, 2023 at 2pm at Community of Christ Church 2062 W Oregon St Lapeer Mi 48446.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at A Life Tribute Funeral Care - Largo