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MEBANE, NC - Arthur William "Bill" Wenzel Jr., 88, formerly of Port Byron, NY and Hillsdale, MI died Thursday, March 26, 2021 at Compass Healthcare in Mebane, NC.
He was born in Auburn, NY, the son of Marie (Weston) and Arthur Wenzel Sr.
He was employed at Auburn Plastics, Inc. in NY, Diemolding Corp. in VA, Bilcor Plastics and Mark I Molded Plastics in Michigan where he retired.
He served four years in the Navy, was a member of the Port Byron Lodge No. 130, and was a Mason. He volunteered with Hospice in Michigan, as well as The American Cancer Society Relay For Life for many years. In his spare time he enjoyed gardening.
Surviving are two daughters: Michele (Steve) Peck of Oneida, NY and Pamela Allred of Hillsborough, NC; a son, Elbridge Wenzel of Hillsdale, MI; and two granddaughters Abigail and Grace Allred of Hillsborough, NC.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife Cynthia (Cheeley) in 2003; sons: Arthur "Artie" in 2016 and Jonathan in 2017.
Friends and family are invited to call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2021 at the Federated Church Port Byron, NY. Funeral Services to follow. Audioun Funeral Home LLC, 218 Main St., Port Byron, NY has charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Port Byron Federated Church or The Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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