William D. Cushing died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the age of 82. He was born July 2, 1936 in Lansing, MI the son of William and Abigail (Steavens) Cushing. William was an active member of South Riley Bible Church where he served as a deacon and was the song leader for over 40 years. He enjoyed painting especially landscapes and was an accomplished wood worker and wood turner. He was a member of the Michigan Association of Woodturners and UAW Local # 652. William retired from General Motors as a toolmaker. On February 15, 1958 he married Marion Doty and she survives him. Also surviving is a son, Caleb; one niece, Linda Richardson and two nephews, Terry and Steven Cushing. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Barry and Eldon. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns with Pastor Edward Holsworth officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00 AM until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the South Riley Bible Church.