William Henry Michaud, 75, of Barrington, NH, passed away on February 4, 2023.
Bill was born on July 27, 1947, to David Stanley Michaud and Shirley Ann (Best) Michaud in Amesbury, MA. He attended Amesbury High School and enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 17 in 1964. For over three years, Bill served as a corpsman second class in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion.
On May 15, 1971, Bill married Donna Oliver of Portsmouth, NH. His youngest brother Jerry was the best man and Donna’s lifelong friend Pamela (Sanborn) Naseman was the maid of honor. Bill and Donna settled in Portsmouth and raised two sons Jonathan and Christopher.
Following his career in the U.S. Navy, Bill worked as a nuclear engineering technician at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, ME. He retired after 35 years of service in 2010.
Bill had many hobbies and passions, including cooking, fishing, Scotch tasting, beer brewing, D&D dungeon mastering, and Thanksgiving turkey carving. He loved movies, Tina Turner’s music, and novels by Stephen King.
Bill is predeceased by his parents David and Shirley; wife Donna; brother Gerald; and nephew Scott. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Jonathan and Joy Michaud of Moyock, NC, and grandsons Mathew and Nicholas; son Christopher Michaud of Manchester, NH, and grandson Trevor; brother John Michaud of Sanford, ME, and nieces Sarah and Beth; and sister-in-law Paula Michaud of Farmington, NH, and niece Michelle.
There are no services planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Legion