William A. Quince Obituary

William A.
William A. "Billy" Quince

August 11, 1948 - August 27, 2012
Resided in Marietta, GA
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Death came quietly and gave me gentle sleep,
To those that I leave behind, please don't weep.

The good Lord giveth, and at times, He taketh away,
Nothing on His earth is forever here to stay.

Rejoice now and celebrate the life He gave to me.

All things that happen are surely meant to be.

When I was alive, you were all so dear, If you just remember the good times, you'll feel that I am near.

It's times like these that weigh heavy on the heart,
Put a smile on your face and make a brand new start.

Family and friends I loved, please don't weep,
Death came quietly and gave me gentle sleep.

Author Unknown.

William A. Quince was born in Atlantic City N.J. from the union of William J. Quince and Mary Mickens Quince.

He departed this life on August 27th, 2012 at 1:15 P.M.

Billy, as he was affectionately called, spent his early years in Paterson N.J. where he attended and graduated from Eastside High School, where he started as #77 defensive tackle the EHS Varsity football team from1963 â, 1965.

They called him "Big Billy Quince". Following High School Billy entered the work force as a butcher's apprenô,†Ÿce at the local A&P in Paterson until he decided to begin working at Conô,†Ÿnental Can.

Billy married his High School sweetheart Linda Smith Quince on February 4th, 1967.

This union resulted in the birth of 5 beauô,†Ÿful children.

In the fall of 1967 Billy began a career as a customer engineer for IBM.

He was later fast tracked into management, and had a successful career spanning 20 years that took him from Paterson NJ, to Rochester, MN and eventually to Marietta, GA.

While at IBM, Billy received numerous awards and recognition for achievement.

Billy also coached the Women's softball team "Sugar Bears" to a league championship; served as president of the Rochester, MN chapter of the NAACP; was the former campaign manager for the Marty Barnes for Mayor Campaign in Paterson NJ; and was an
original member of the Cobb County Mass Choir.

Billy joined and was baptized at the Kennesaw Avenue Missionary Baptst Church as one of its original members and conô,†Ÿnued as a faithful member until the time of his transition.

Billy was preâ,deceased and is now reunited with his loving daughter Lori, his father William, and his brother Sonny.

He is survived by his beauiful wife of 45 years Linda Quince and children Craig (Gwen) Staton of Germantown, MD; Anthony (Malikah) Quince of Lawrenceville, GA; Rodney Quince; Lisa (Marcel) Anthony of Powder Springs, GA; and Bill Quince of Kennesaw, GA; his mother Mary Quince; brother Kelvin (Cora) Quince of Paterson, N.J; sisters Madge
Mason and Sylvia Lucas both of Paterson, N.J; 14 grandchildren, Kellen; Jamal; Jenna; Radiya; Rajeeya; Meccah; Lori;
Alex; Christopher; Maya; Mia; Rico; Lille Billy; and Justen; 3 godchildren, Danielle McNear, Devin Harris, Monae Hann; and a host of other relatives and friends.




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Funeral Home
Carnie P. Bragg Funeral Homes Inc.
256 Rosa Parks Blvd.
Paterson, NJ US 07501
Visitation
Zion Baptist Church
165 Lemon St.
Marietta, GA US 07055
Saturday, September 1, 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
Zion Baptist Church
165 Lemon St.
Marietta, GA US
Saturday, September 1, 2012
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Cheatham Hill Cemetery
Marietta , GA US

 


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