William "Bill" Schipper
William Robert Schipper, 82, passed away May 29, 2020. He was born December 9, 1937 in Johnson City, New York to the late Robert and Marleah (Corl) Schipper. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Billy; daughter, Kim; brother, Michael; and sister, Roberta.
Bill proudly served in the US Navy and later became an airport project manager. He came to Manatee County in 1986 from Brooksville, Florida and was a member of Bayside East Campus Church. He loved flying planes but most of all, spending time time with his family who he loved so much! Bill was a guy who was passionate about everything he did and could fix or build anything.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 46 wonderful years, Linda; daughter, Amy Schipper Erauw (Eric); sons, Brian Schipper (Jenni) and Justin Robert Schipper (Michelle); sister, Susan Ashley (Brian); grandchildren, Sianna, Joshua, Alexander, Scarlett, Dallas and Lexi; and many friends.
There will be a Celebration to Honor Bill’s life which will be set at a later date. Arrangements are being handled for the family by Maloney Funeral Home. www.MFHcares.com