William Lawrence Drozd
1937 - 2013
Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away peacefully surrounded by family December 13, 2013. Bill was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and came to Tucson in 1943. He worked at Tucson Greyhound Park for 47 years. Along the way he met many friends. He married his beloved wife, Patty in 1974. They raised four children. He is survived by his wife, Patty; children, Erica (Tony) Smith, Andrea Talian, Michael (Cindy) Drozd and Joyce Drozd (Mike) and sister, Audrey (Bob) Fernandez; seven grandsons and two granddaughters. He was preceded in death by parents, Harry and Marie and siblings, Harry Jr., Michael, Glenna and Neenah. He was greatly loved and words cannot describe how much he will be missed. He always extended a helping hand to others. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 19, 2013 at ABBEY FUNERAL CHAPEL from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. with Services immediately following. Special thanks to the physicians, nurses and staff at TMC. Arrangements by ABBEY FUNERAL CHAPEL, 3435 North 1st Avenue, Tucson, AZ , 520-888-1111.