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(February 8, 1931 – July 25, 2014)

Leonard ?Ç£Bill?Ç¥ Stafford, 83, passed away on July 25th with his wife Patricia (Sample) Stafford at his side. The son of the late Royce and Grace (Campbell) Stafford, Bill was a native of Woodbridge, NJ. He graduated from Lehigh University and received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, then pursued a career with IBM, including assignments in Iran, Hong Kong and France. A long time resident of Westport, CT, Bill recently lived in Midland, MI. In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his sons Roy (Jennifer) and David (Paula) along with four grandchildren (Evan, Chloe, Samuel & Simon). Bill enjoyed gardening and bird watching in his retirement along with traveling with his family and friends. He will be sorely missed. Donations in his name may be made to the Alzheimer?ÇÖs Association. A memorial service will be held at Dahlia Hill in Midland at 11AM on Saturday, August 16th.Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family. On-line condolences can be given at smithminer.com